Borgo Sutera – Borgo Discount

A beautiful and charming village is in Sutera Borgo Discount, popolato da 1500 inhabitants, si estende su una superficie di 600 meters. Recently it has become part of "most beautiful villages in Italy"With the assignment of the orange flag. The district has Arabic origins and was trained to the 860 AD; the name comes from the Arabic Rabad that means "suburb" pointing to a series of walls of plaster stuck together, narrow alleys, steep stairs, beams and terraces.
To date, This fabric can be found in its urban Arab area: narrow streets intersecting and tiled roofs Sicilian. In this period he was born the typical farm house on the island that was available on one floor, called dammuso, where inside there was a single room and loft made of gypsum.
Meeting point of this neighborhood mosque was built in 875 AD; That, but, in 1370 It was destroyed by Giovanni Chiaramonte, Baron Sutera, he wanted to eliminate any pay rise. Today on the site where the mosque was located, we find the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.
The village between tradition and colors, pleasures and flavors, It shows a gorgeous look that welcome visitors between its beauty typical in perfect harmony with the urban structure.
Also, in this village in Sutera is organized every year a nativity scene that is unmatched characterized by the intertwining of mysticism, culture and history.

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