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Piazza Duomo

Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Ranked #4 of 82 Attractions in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: The Piazza Duomo is the heart of Catania with the cathedral dedicated to Santa Agata dominating the space.  In the center is the Fontana... more »
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Gnjilane, Kosovo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

dark volcano rock used to pave the piazza give it gloomy look. it is interesting for photo session - visit fish market behind the fountain early in the morning :)

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Walking into the Piazza one cannot help but marvel at the enormous church. The outside is stained with volcanic ash but still is a sight to see. having been in many churches in the area, I would say that the interior, though large, is rather non descript. There are many other churches that are actually more attractive on the interior,... More

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

Lovely place dominated by tourist destinations to relax, eat and drink in the summer sun surrounded by stunning architecture. We returned several times to the square.

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

This is around the corner from the hotel we stayed at, there are many restaurants here that are very good. Beautiful buildings in the PIazza,

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Reading, Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lots to see and do in and around Piazza Duomo. It can be very touristy but worth a visit but beware when the cruise ships are in it gets extra busy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Duomo and its small garden next to the building are charming. The other magnet points, such as the Elephant statue and a fontana are located there too. This is very convenient for tourists :-)

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Arlington Heights IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Duomo is another Baroque pile which is impressive on the outside but not much in the interior. Worth visiting the pizza and seeing the surrounding buildings.

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Yorkie in London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Beautiful location, buildings people, worth a look at any time of the day plus it has good access to all other sites and plenty of bars, restaurants and cafes nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Piazza is hopping with activity, with weekends especially fun. Sit in a cafe and watch all the newly weds come to have their pictures taken in the square with Maseratis, Ferraris and other luxury cars as props.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A stunning piazza overlooked by the Duomo and other fantastic buildings. Sneak out of the bottom corner of the piazza, past the fountain, and in a few strides you are transported into the most amazing fish market in the world. It's not changed in hundreds of years. Restaurants and cafes abound.

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