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Address: Corso Umberto I 120, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Very nice cathedral

Very nice cathedral with beautiful stairway to the entrance. Baroque interior that is great to visit. We really loved the different spectacles inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very nice cathedral with beautiful stairway to the entrance. Baroque interior that is great to visit. We really loved the different spectacles inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

When you first arrive in Modica, you probably will be strolling on Corso Umberto, the moment you see this church you will be at awe at her beauty and grandeur.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Chiesa di San Pietro is located in the heart of Modica Bassa ('Lower Modica') on the main Corso Umberto I. The majority of the church dates from a few years after the earthquake, in 1697 although one of the internal chapels survived the earthquake and is dated from 1620. As others have said the exterior could do with a decent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is fantastic from the outside with all the statues of the 12 apostles framing the steps up to it. It's on the main drag in Modica Bassa so if you're there and it's open [closed in the afternoon] it's worth a look inside too.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A beautiful church which should not be missed. So much history and wonderful artworks. If you are very lucky the old man mentioned by Ivo will be there. He was not put off by my lack of Italian. He got a huge amount across to myself and my family. He lives on the hill opposite and this is obviously his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This church is worth visiting, but it desperately needs to have the outside cleaned up and restored. It is somewhat pathetic compared to some of the other churches and cathedrals we saw in Sicily. But inside, it's interesting and worthy of a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This Duomo in Modica is less known, but it has wonderful interior, reconstructed with help of sponsor. In the church is one older man, speaking only Italian (but you can understand him, if you want), who explain with big enthusiasm everything you see there. Small obolus for it makes him very happy.

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

The Chiesa di San Pietro is a beautiful baroque style church. It is in Monica Basso the lower town. Easy walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Chiesa di san Pietro is another lovely church in this beautiful boroque town, it is situated in the lower town but is also a must see when in Modica.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The church St Peidro was a lovely quiet space to sit and think after climbing a short set of steps, at the same time I could hear young people sitting on the steps outside talking and laughing like young people anywhere.

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Address: Corso Umberto I 120, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Modica

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