At the center of Ortigia, a few steps from the Duomo from the shopping streets, stands the residence "La Zagara", in a private period building, complete with all comforts. The apartment consists of a large living area with sofa bed and well-equipped open kitchen, large double bedroom with dressing room, bathroom with corner bath. Services included: free wi-fi, double TV, air conditioning, washing machine, iron, crockery. This is not a tourist, hotel or similar accommodation. This is a private residence for the exclusive use of owners who can be rented occasionally, subject to agreement, for short periods according to the regulations in force. The owners reserve the right to make accommodation available for hospitality. Advice and activities: Among the most beautiful things to see in Ortigia we remember: the Castello Maniace, the Temple of Apollo (6th century BC), the Duomo (Ionic temple 8th century BC), the Fountain of Artemis (1906), the Fonte Aretusa, Porta Urbica (6th-5th century BC), the Archbishop's Palace, the Church of San Martino, the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, the Church of the Holy Spirit, the Beneventano-Del Bosco Palace, the Palazzo dei Mergulensi-Montalto, the 16th century Porta Marina, the Church of S. Pietro Intra Moenia and the Church of St. John the Baptist. WHAT TO DO: Visit the Archaeological Park of Neapolis; Strolling through the narrow streets of Ortigia; Enter the catacombs of San Giovanni; Visit the Basilica of Santa Lucia with its painting by Caravaggio; Take a boat ride on the river Ciane, surrounded by papyrus plants; Enjoy fresh fish in a restaurant in Ortigia; Visit the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Lacrime; Visit the largest archaeological museum in Sicily; Watch the traditional performance of the Opera dei Pupi; Take a swim or dive in the protected marine area of Plemmirio; ... and much more. In about a square kilometer are contained several wonders that man has built and that history has brought up to the present day.