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Duomo di Catania

Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
39 095 320044
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Ranked #6 of 82 Attractions in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Gnjilane, Kosovo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

big and cold, visit to jewellery exhibition was worth wile. the cathedral is almost bare from the inside but it is "grand"

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Stunning architecture and paintings, Never seen so many cathedrals and churches so close together. The cathedrals are like museums, so much history.

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Teddington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A typical Italian cathedral - no more, no less - but certainly worth a visit just to see Bellini's tomb.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Another piazza, not much around but a few churches, that I'm not too keen on. Someone else may have a bit more interest.

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sliema malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

the duomo is very large with high coloms,but for a duomo like that ,no painting on the ceiling and on the sides.it is very very old duomo dedicated to santa agatha,celebrating her feast on 5 th february in the streets of catania

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Inside, I was delighted to find an absence of OTT gothic; instead, a restful space despite the bustle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It is a marvelous unique architecture building! People from all over the world came there every year to visit it, take pictures and listen to the religious service

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mims florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

unusual combination of lava and other materials were used to build this Cathedral, and it is also on top of Roman Baths. Not especially beautiful but interesting. The piazza outside has an obelisk with a lava elephant atop.

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Tallinn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

well,I love art and more so I could not avoid the walkig around this magnific church and the square in front of it....

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Corfu, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sicily has many striking buildings. One can consume a lot of time admiring the structure along with absorbing the history. This is a wow factor. I was stunned when I looked up the the (city up stairs)

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