It seems everywhere you turn in Scicli, you are being watched by the Baroque faces that grace the sides of buildings and under balconies.
Baroque detail of a cherub, over the right doorway of Modica’s San Giorgio Cathedral. (Photo Credit: Experience Sicily’s Filippo Buttitta)
This cherub is one example of the extraordinary balcony details found in Noto. Balconies such as this one were created by Baroque artisans when the city was rebuilt in the 17th century after a devastating earthquake.