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Address: Piazza Duomo, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

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Statue of a seated Christ

I do like the exterior and the position over an imposing flight of steps, of all the major baroque churches in Val di Noto, but I find the interior too rich, overripe, tiring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I do like the exterior and the position over an imposing flight of steps, of all the major baroque churches in Val di Noto, but I find the interior too rich, overripe, tiring. But in this church I was struck by the statue of a seated Christ which I found quite unsettling and painfully beautiful.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ragusa is a top tourist destination, and the Duomo di San Giorgio is probably the most recognized landmark in Ragusa Ibla, but it is just average in terms of really stunning interiors. The exterior is impressive and formidable given all the stairs to get there, but inside was actually disappointing compared to the churches in Scicli, just a few miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We saw it only from the outside, since it was closed. but it is one of the most beautiful cathedrals we saw

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Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The church was commission in 1738 after the original church, which was situated near where the public gardens are today, was damaged. It took a good 81 years to complete and is one of the architectural treasures not only of Ragusa but also of Sicily.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Well, it is like many baroque churches in Italia and Sicilia, so it is nice, but nothing unusual. The setting is on a hillside with streets on either side and a plaza at the base of the church where there are a few restaurants and room for kids to whack soccer balls agains glass office windows. Between church and streets... More 

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Celje, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It was only a short stop on the way to Agrigento. Coz is so fantastic Town, completely rebuilt after the earthquake and is divided into two parts. At the top of the hill. The impressive baroque buildings and churches. It is nice uphill walk in to the centre.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stunning little place once more. One of the most quiet Duomos we have seen in Sicily and yet so magnificant. Take a walk up the stairs of St.Giorgio Cathedral and sit on the top of them... its the most beautiful view on the square and there is something that cannot be explained by words of how does it make you... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

One of the most stunning cathedrals we have seen so far in Sicily! Is baroque details and elements are what leaves you speechless, on a building of this size, it looks so surreal! Unfortunately it was closed that day due to doors painting so we couldnt enter inside, but what we saw from the outside left an impression deep enough.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

delightful baroque church, fantastic views and all in all a lovely town. watch out for opening hours - later in the day than you might anticipate.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Feste, the Chiesa, the piazza,the help from people in the crowds. the whole experience Nothing to dislike

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