Drone Centuripe Italy Town Human Shape
Photo credit: Pio Andrea Peri
Photographer Pio Andrea Peri has always been fascinated by the mountain town of Centuripe in the province of Enna, Sicily. So, he decided to fly over it with his drone and capture its unique humanoid shape. For those interested in visiting this unique place, you’ll find some remains of the ancient city, mostly of the Roman period, along with numerous antiquities, including some fine Hellenistic terra-cottas. Read more for the video and an interactive map of the town.

If you’re a history buff planning a visit here, make sure to stop by Centuripe’s Regional Archaeological Museum, as it contains the largest collection of Roman finds in central Sicily and important and rare statues of the emperors Hadrian and Octavianus Augustus. As for natural wonders, there are many sulfur / salt caves and water springs to visit.

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The whole world was incredulous at the bizarre shape of this town, many did not believe it was true, and they thought that I had drawn the photo on the PC. But when they realized the truth by searching on Google Earth many of them personally apologized for what they said to me,” said Pio Andrea Peri.