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Duomo di Catania

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Address: Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 39 095 320044

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Another Beautiful Church and Piazza

The Duomo and Piazza are wonderful. Busy place with Historic buildings. And don't for to see the morning fish market behind the Piazza. It was amazing. I love the out door markets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Cathedral City, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The Duomo and Piazza are wonderful. Busy place with Historic buildings. And don't for to see the morning fish market behind the Piazza. It was amazing. I love the out door markets in Italy with all the fresh fish fruit a vegetables.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Duomo di Catania is the most important church in Catania. The inside is dramatic and beautiful. It is very easy to walk to and is on an only pedestrian way.

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Budapest, Hungary
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Resurrection procession and Easter Mass was very nice, this is worth a visit. On the square and in front of the church are many of the beggars, watch out for your valuables, they are a little violent.

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Ontario, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have been in many Cathedrals and everyone is different but beautiful..Take your time and sit..look up and around and enjoy the beauty of these Cathedrals..We always leave a euro or two to help in restoration and keeping them open..Enjoy this beautiful Cathedral

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Germany
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Duomo di Catania is beautiful and most definitely eye-catching. The unique St. Agatha features (patron saint of Catania) make it especially interesting, but my favorite part is what the Duomo contributes to the general atmosphere in the square. Multiple days during the week, you can hear the beautiful melody of the choir throughout the square and enjoy hearing the... More 

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Catania, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The centre of Catania religious life. Here rest Sant'Agata relics, object of a great religious event lasting every year from February 3 to February 6

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Catania is a city not in the Focus of tourists.but you can find fine examples of Greek,staufer Kings and baroque architecture.the duomo is typically for the Lava Stone buildings.together with the townsquare and the fishmarket worth a visit.i like this city and the inhabitants,not tourist-orientated.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

What I was very impressed with was the lectern that was sculpted metal with many reliefs on it. The altar also had similar carvings. Lots of details on both of them. Impressive duomo.

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harrogate north yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The cathedral sits within a large square in the centre of town. The buildings are black and white and made of lava stone. Unique and worth a visit. Town centre is compact for walking.., but we did notice the little tourist train in the square if you find walking is limited.

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The church is beautiful but the people attending the morning mass are very noisy and they are only interested in the statue of St Agatha

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