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Duomo di San Giorgio

Piazza Duomo, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Ragusa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Belgrade, Serbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Bath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The building is beautiful but the idea of creating a compass and clock based on the sunlight through the dome is fascinating. Somehow I don't expect dragons all over a Catholic church but these are right at home.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is the place to be surrounding by baroque architecture - and also plenty of cafe's and bars! Although Ragusa Ibla is full of churches and cathedrals the piazza is dominated by the one to view.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Wow what a place! Well preserve, be aware of he steps. But he reward once you get there is worth it Lovely church

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Bathurst, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I waited a long time to get in, as it was closed for three hours during the long lunch pause. Pleasant enough when I finally got in, but I preferred the baroque cathedrals in Noto and Catania to this one. I found Ragusa's archaeological museum of more interest.

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Melbourne
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The front doors to Duomo di San Giorgio are not normally opened unless an church event is happening. The front steps are great exercise as is everything in Ragusa. Watching the elderly locals walk these stairs is sight to behold...many years of practice!!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

As about all barroco churchs its a beatiful building from outside. I took pics of it at morning, sunset, at evening...from inside its not so plain and worth a visit.

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Dingwall, United kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

User friendly, open access, Interesting, informative panels in English about the saints and their altars.

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The entrance doors are on the left side of cathedral. Opening time is placed on the entramce door only in Italian. wish there is English as well. Make sure check the time and date before visiting, reccoommend to check the opening serials with your hotel I prior to your visit.

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