The property is in fact the heart of Saint Lucia (A bugged in Syracuse), is the name of the second division and what is considered the second historic district of Syracuse historically also known as Borgata.
The neighborhood has emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century began when the expansion of urban development to the north of the city. The name derives from the formation of neighborhood houses then inhabited by the emerging middle class who followed a checkerboard pattern.
The main monument of the neighborhood is the church of Saint Lucia to the tomb outside the walls, in the square where the legend took place the martyrdom of Saint Lucia (thus explaining the name of the second quarter), which is why on December 13 of each year Luciani becomes the epicenter of the festivities, at the height of the long procession started from the Cathedral. The statue of the patron saint remains there for a week until the date of 20 December the eighth.
Here you can easily find free parking, in a few minutes walk to the island of Ortigia, as well as the archaeological area of Syracuse (Greek, Roman Amphitheatre, Ear of Dionysius). Nearby attractions include the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Tears, S. John to the Catacombs, the museum Paolo Orsi, and several beaches of sand or stones. The marina of the same name, you can also take boat trips.
The district is provided with every type of commercial service.