Scalinata di Santa Maria del Monte is a set of world-famous steps in Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy. It was built in 1606 in order to connect the ancient part of Caltagirone to the new city built in the upper part. The staircase, over 130 meters (430 ft) long, is flanked by balcony buildings and is today one of the identifying monuments of the city.Use our Caltagirone online trip itinerary maker to add Saint Maria of Monte and other attractions to your Caltagirone vacation plans.
The city of Caltagirone is part of Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002.
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Really long and impressive but overshadowed by the poor state of the area
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