What is left
The little island of Ortigia constitutes the center of the old Greek town of Siracusa. The island is laded with remnants from its past many of which hidden in small courtyards like this Medieval staircase.
From Travel Photograhy
St. Peter and the Xmas lights
Outside Siracusa's cathedral photographing one of its guardians: St Peter. It was Christmas time and the town was all a twinkling of lights; the perfect compliment to a Baroque simphony.
Staircase at Gallerie Vivienne
An enchanting staircase hidden inside the Gallerie Vivienne in Paris.
Stairs by the Croix Rousse
Lyon, town of many hills... and this, by the Opera house, is one of its most charming squares.
Peeking through a gloomy Paris
Sometimes only a square can do justice to Nature way of composing beauty.
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Toward Place des Vosges
Place des Vosges is one of the best hidden secrets of Paris. The squares resembles more an ineer courtyard with very few access ways and this is one.
From Bonn Germany