Greek Classical Drama. Every year from May to June in the Greek Theatre. Two tragedies run on alternate days. Have attracted some of Italy's finest actors, including Marcello Mastoianni and Vittorio Gassman. All the performances are in Italian.
The Temple of Apollo, dating from the 6th century B.C., stands at the entrance to Ortigia Island, home to the Old Town in Syracuse, Sicily. It is the oldest known Doric temple of the Greeks who inhabited ancient Rome.