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Discover 8 places to see in Modica

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Dubrovnik State archives. Section of Modica

The State archive of Modica, established in 1955 as a Subsection, is characterized by the funds, i.e. from the notarial archives, from the County and from the municipal archives; to these were added recently religious Guild cards and two private archives.  


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BIRTHPLACE OF SALVATORE QUASIMODO

Salvatore Quasimodo's birthplace, where the poet was born August 20, 1901, awarded the Nobel Prize for literature the December 10, 1959. The House is open to visitors. Contains, besides a wrought iron bed, other furniture and furnishings of the early twentieth century; There are also the furniture of Milan and an old Olivetti typewriter, which his son Alessandro has donated to the Museum in 1996. From an old tape, visitors are made to listen to the voice of the poet during the Nobel ceremony in Stockholm


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RUPESTRIAN CHURCH OF SAN NICOLÒ OF LESS

Discovered in 1987 by studious Modica Duccio Bader in a cave used as a local clearing and acquired in 1992 by the Center for studies on the County of Modica, the cave Church of St. Nicholas is considered the oldest church in Modica.
Consisting of one room of about 45 sq.m. has a completely covered of icons in the Byzantine style, where in a central position above the Christ Pantocrator enclosed in a large almond and surrounded by angels. Excavations have also uncovered, at floor level, a series of tombs Terragni, still largely unexplored. The Rock Church is the most eloquent and best-preserved


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WATER MILL "HORSE D'ISPICA"-MUSEUM IN CAVES

The old mill, thanks to constant dedication handed down for four generations by the Cass and perfectly preserved interiors, is today a vital testimony to a civilization now extinct, that lives within the walls of this site, the Museum includes the caves and various environments rich in tools and kits, that reconstruct the peasant life and the family home of the Millers. The mill, on the other hand, combines the knowledge and ingenuity of peasant art the fascination and charm. The visit includes:
Initial schema description of the water mill and the
Corridor with various tools
The loom room
The cave


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MUSEO CIVICO ' F. L. BADER '

The recent history of this museum revolves around the figure of f. l. Bader (Modica 1906-1971), who around the years ' 50 ordered various batches of ancient ceramics in a real Museum.
The Museum is distinguished by sectors, within which the archaeological collections are organized according to a criterion crono-topographic;  the Museum contains exhibits of inestimable value that testify the continuous use of the iblean area since prehistoric times.
Among the most valuable finds the precious bronze statuette depicting Heracles, discovered in 1967 in contrada Cafeo.Il bronze, dated to the late 3rd


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IBLEO MUSEUM OF POPULAR ARTS AND TRADITIONS ' S. A. GAUTHIER '

Museum of Arts and popular traditions "Serafino Amabile Guastella". Created by the cultural association "Serafino Amabile Guastella" and opened to the public in 1978, the Museum reconstructs the artisan and peasant environment of County of Modica, with careful attention to detail, safeguarding a precious heritage of original tools, furniture and furnishings that are offered to the modicanità symbol. This is the ideal place for those who like to take a step back in time. The Museum invites visitors to live ancient space craft: the Carpenter, plumber, the Barber, the aggiustapiatti, the dolciere


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ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK OF CAVA D'ISPICA

La Cava d'ispica is a narrow valley that extends from N-S-E or for about 14 km. in the territory of the municipalities of Ispica and Modica, in part, to Rosolini, and crossed by a small river called Pernamazzoni at the top, in the lower Busaitone. The Valley is one of the more naturalistic and archaeological complexes of Sicily due to its complex and varied stratigraphy that unravels from the bronze age to the middle ages with an extraordinary settlement continuity that knows no rupture over the centuries. Although still a very charming landscaped place, greater interest is dense and continuou


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ROOM OF POETRY

The local sites, in via San Domenico on Town Hall Square, Modica, are invaded by large pages and large volumes, arranged in vertical; the silhouettes of the books and individual sheets, whose heights exceed that of a man, appear in dim light, if they perceive as soon as the edges and white pages, empty.

The visitor that traverses these locations is led from room to room, volume by volume, the voice of the poet and the writing that appears and disappears from the white paper; in fact, in turn, from each volume, comes the voice of Quasimodo that reads the content, while the following pages readin


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