Palazzo Battaglia is considered one of the best and well preserved masterpieces of the sixteen century.
Palazzo Battaglia, one of the Unesco World Heritage Sites, was completely redesigned in 1724 after a violent earthquake, and became even more majestic. The building is located in the ancient town of Ragusa Ibla and has two levels. The second floor exhibits a heraldic shield which includes the two important crests of the Battaglia and Giampiccolo’s families.
Its facade is considered one of the best and well preserved masterpieces of the sixteen century to be found in the southern part of Sicily.
Visiting Ragusa you can discover 18 impressive monuments included in the Unesco World Heritage Sites such as the Church of Filippo Neri, Church of Santa Maria delle Scale, the Purgatorio Church, Cathedral of San Giovanni Evangelista, etc.