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Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 163, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
+39 095 320044
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful building inside and out. We were there when the organist was practising so the mudic added to the atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful cathedral, it’s worth a visit and close to many shops and restaurants. you will learn at lot about the history. lots of large paintings and also lots of tourist.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to this church is a must when you are in Catania! 👍 You'll learn a lot about the history and the custom of this beautiful city.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of over 30 historical places you can walk around in the old historic quarter. Very interesting cathedral worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this cathedral - it is magnificently decorated without being too ostentatious. We were lucky enough to attend benediction while there

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Pay the $ euros and take the lift all walk the 198 steps to have a great view of the city. There are places to stop half way and you can enjoy a breather and then take the next few steps to see the magical...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Looking at this magnificent building from the outside is truly a delightful experience - simply divine.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Very impressive basilica. Very large structure with the typical large paintings. Was surprised it was open during Sunday mass.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

in Sicily the churches aren't as opulent as they are in the North of Italy or Rome. The inside is a bit stinted, yet it is a beautiful church and worth a visit. It's closed in the early afternoon so plan your walk through the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

There was a service on the first time I entered but the 2nd time I was with a guide. The cathedral is well decorated and worth noting the two different styles within it, which i think comes from when it was damaged and rebuilt joining...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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