The Italian UNESCO sites by region: South and Islands

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Another article dedicated to wonders of Italy: cities, places and monuments, celebrations and traditional ceremonies recognized by theUnesco for their historical, artistic and cultural importance.
After having discovered and admired the places of the North and Center, now we move towards the Italian noon, a decisive territory for the history of our nation.
From the evidence of Nuragic civilizations in Sardinia, to the indelible cultural traces left by the Greek, Arab and Norman rulers in Sicily; traveling the boot north through Puglia, Basilicata and Campania, Calabria. Here she is list of the Italian heritage of the South and the Islands.



Index

  1. Sardinia
  2. Sicily
  3. Apulia
  4. Basilicata
  5. Campania
  6. Calabria
  7. User questions and comments

Sardinia

It starts from insular Italy and precisely from Sardinia. 1997 heritages have been recognized here since 3, two of which represent expressions of intangible culture:
the great tradition of "Canto a tenore", a type of choral singing that represents an indigenous artistic expression of the region; and the famous celebration "Faradda di li candareri", belonging to the network of the great Italian shoulder machines. The only heritage that can actually be visited is theNuragic settlement of Su Nuraxi in the small town of Barumini.

  • Su Nuraxi di Barumini (Barumini), added to the list in 1997

Sicily

  • Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina, included in the list in 1997
  • Valley of the Temples - Archaeological area of ​​Agrigento, included in the list in 1997
  • Aeolian Islands, included in the list in 2000
  • Late Baroque city of the Val di Noto (south-eastern Sicily): includes Caltagirone; Catania; Militello in Val di Catania; Modica; Known; Palazzolo Acreide; Ragusa; Scicli. Listed in 2002.
  • Syracuse and the Rupestrian Necropolis of Pantalica: includes Ortigia (Syracuse); Necropolis of Pantalica (Sortino). Listed in 2005
  • Mount Etna, added to the list in 2013.
  • Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale: includes the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel; Palermo Cathedral; Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti; Martorana Church; Church of San Cataldo; Bridge of the Admiral; La Zisa, the Cathedral of Cefalù and the Cathedral of Monreale. Listed in 2015

Apulia

  • Castel del Monte (Andria), Listed in 1996
  • Trulli (Alberobello), Listed in 1996
  • Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo (Monte Sant'Angelo), which is part of the Places of power of the Lombards in Italy, included in the list in 2011
  • The Umbra Forest Nature Reserve, which is part of the primordial beech forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe, included in the list in 2017

Basilicata

La Basilicata boasts a heritage recognized in 1993, the Municipality of Matera, and one recognized in 2017, namely the Cozzo Ferriero Forest in the Pollino National Park, included among the "Primordial Beech Forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe".



  • The Sassi and the park of the rupestrian churches of Matera, included in the list in 1993
  • Cozzo Ferriero forest in the Pollino National Park, is part of the primordial beech forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe. Listed in 2017.

Campania

  • Naples historical center: It includes the Park and Royal Palace of Capodimonte, Castel Sant'Elmo, Certosa di San Martino, Villa and Floridiana Park, Villa Rosebery, Municipal Villa of Naples, Real Botanical Garden, Villa Manzo District - Santa Maria della Consolazione, Marechiaro, Casale District and Santo Strato. Listed in 1995.
  • Royal Palace of the XVIII century of Caserta with the park, the Carolino aqueduct and the San Leucio complex. Listed in 1997.
  • Archaeological areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata, Includes Pompeii, Villa of the Mysteries, Herculaneum, Villa of the Papyri, Roman Theater of Herculaneum, Villa A and Villa B. Listed in 1997.
  • Amalfi coast - 1997: Includes various municipalities in the province of Salerno
  • National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni, with the archaeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di San Lorenzo. Listed in 1998.
  • Monumental complex of Santa Sofia with the Sannio Museum (Benevento), is part of the places of the Lombards in Italy, included in the list in 2011.

Calabria

  • Cozzo Ferriero forest in the Pollino National Park, is part of the primordial beech forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe, included in the list in 2017.
  • Cosenza Cathedral, in 2011 was included in the list of Witnesses of a Culture of Peace.

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