Ragusa Ibla (old quarter) is located in the eastern part of the city, on a hill that goes from 385 to 440 m s.l.m.
After the earthquake of 1693, the neighborhood was rebuilt in late Baroque style. At the beginning of a long staircase, you will find the baroque church of Sante Anime in Purgatory. Instead, the Cathedral of St. George was built between 1744 and 1775, according to plans of the famous architect Rosario Gagliardi.
The district contains over fifty churches and numerous palaces in the Baroque style. In the eastern part, it lies the Ibleo Garden and also included the excavation of the ancient city, the famous Hybla.