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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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Catania cathedral

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Catania, Italy
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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 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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46 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Malta
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This imposing Cathedral, in typical dark, Catanese Baroque Houses the most venerated saint in all of Catania - Sant'Agata. The Catanese celebrate her feast from February 3-5 when the procession lasts for 36 hours or more. An event not to be missed!!

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I was not real impressed with Catania! This Duomo though was spectacular! The cathedral there was so gorgeous! I finally also found the rosary's I had been looking for and they were not expensive either! Sold them in the cathedral. Were very pretty too!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The duomo di Catania, is truly spectacular! It was majestic and well preserved. Truly a hidden gem. If you visit in the summer make sure to see the procession of the partitioned saint of the city, Saint Agatha. A very different experience.

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Perth, Western Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you are in the area take a stroll past and have a quick glance inside, the exterior is more majestic than the interior. You don't need to spend a lot of time here.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Amazing, extraordinary. It is worth taking a stroll inside, but outside the architecture is very beautiful.It is in the main square, so you won't miss it.(Well, you shouldn't!)

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