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Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Modica
Type: Civic Centers
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We chose to visit this town on a hot day which was not a god decision, as this attraction is more or less just walking about. Yes, the architecture is impressive, but not a lot to do aside from looking and taking occasional photo.

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Madrid, Spain
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165 reviews 165 reviews
42 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We did a day trip from Taormina by bus, first to Ragusa and then to Modica and then back to Taormina. We had to be quite careful with timing and it ended up that we were in Modica in the heat of the day in August. The bus drops you off at the bottom of the main street and you... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Presa una multa per un dubbissimo divieto di sosta nel tempo record di 6 minuti! Fatte foto per presentare ricorso. Agenti della municipale come avvoltoi ovunque. Non si attraggono così i soldi dei turisti. Anche perché come tappa si può saltare senza problemi. Got a ticket for just 6 minutes lasting wrong parking, impossible to understand since the pavement painting... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to Modica on a Sunday afternoon to wander around the amazing architecture. It was wonderful. It is a place just to want around and chill out with a drink (coffee as i was the driver). Then later in the week we found ourselves among the local traffic - which it has to be said - is quite baffling!... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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142 reviews 142 reviews
42 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Sometimes you get stuck in your car in yet another example of great Baroque design ; an example of how cities were once designed to fit perfectly along a valley wall. You get glimpses of inviting places you want to visit and streets you want to walk; not to mention chocolates you want to taste. But no you are foiled... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

What is so amazing about Sicily is the number of stunning towns of indescribable historic and architectural interest. Modica (yet another UNESCO World Heritage site!) is no exception. A stunning City, both in terms of it's setting and the wealth of glorious buildings makes a visit a must. There are two many landmarks to mention but the Duomo (San Giorgio)... More

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Oakham, Rutland.
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96 reviews 96 reviews
11 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

All the UNESCO sites in this area are truly beautiful. The only downside is the traffic and the appalling Sicilian driving. Worth a trip to see them all, though, as there's nowhere else to equal their architecture.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Lovely churches, great little shops and places galore for cappucino on a real Italian terrace. Just enjoy and relax!

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Toronto, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
20 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We found Modica very dirty after Taormina and Lipari. The streets were littered with dog poop, gum, graffiti and garbage bins.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I was traveling trough Sicilia and Modica for me was one of the best places to relax. Very calm, amazingly beautiful with such a great architecture. Also Marina di Modica unspoiled beach left me unforgetable experience. Totally worth to go! And panoramic view of Modica at night is something magical :)

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