Modica Sicily pictures, photos.
Modica is built in a deep valley inland from the southern coast of Sicily. It is divided into "Modica Alta" (Upper Modica) and "Modica Bassa" (Lower Modica). In 1693 the south of Sicily was struck by a devastating earthquake. The reconstruction of the Southern Sicilian towns saw the building of some of the best Baroque churches in Europe. Sicily developed its own Sicilian style of Baroque which can be seen in the Baroque...more »