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Address: Piazzetta Grimaldi, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
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the hidden church

A little gem - you have to ring the bell and wait for someone to open up - a church in a cave with wall paintings dating back hundreds of years. Atmospheric and fascinating.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

A little gem - you have to ring the bell and wait for someone to open up - a church in a cave with wall paintings dating back hundreds of years. Atmospheric and fascinating.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

So old and beautiful, the frescoes of such a high standard for their age. A total surprise and a lovely curator. It closes at 1pm and when you ring the bell do wait a little time and you will be greeted by a lady with the keys as the office is above!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

It won't take long, but you should make a visit to this little church in a grotto, if you are in Modica. Hidden behind a garage, It has amazing wall paintings and is unlike any other church in Modica - ignore the pictures showing for this attraction, they are not of this church. Ernesto, the curator, is a mine of... More 

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