We probably should have gone in but instead we sat on the steps and ate our delicious ice creams from Bel Bon and watched the world go by.
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this is one of the must sees in the city. the cathedral is super interesting and beautiful. you will be surprised to see the difference between the exterior and interior of this place. So go inside. dont skip it
Well worth the visit here. The piazza is beautiful. The church is a former temple to Athena. Inside is stunning. The guided tour was well worth it.
Though a small 2 euro fee is charged to enter. Well worth your time and effort to get there. One of many spectacular churches of Italy!
This cathedral is amazing. The Doric columns of the Greek Temple dwarf the visitor but the are in turn dwarfed by the soaring Norman apse, which then looks diminutive beside the late Sicilian Baroque. A beautiful mix of styles, cultures and conquerors. There is a...More
Beautiful cathedral set on a gorgeous piazza. As a teacher (with ID) we got in free. Lots to see inside and very cool despite being 38-40 degrees outside. Would have liked more signage in English to fully appreciate the art and history.
This is such a mixture of different influences and eras; including Greek, Roman and Chistian. Well worth visiting if you're in Syracuse. It costs €2 entrance (2017) and women are provided with a shawl if you have bare shoulders
Originally an Ancient Greek temple- the columns of which are still clearly visible, this impressive structure displays much evidence of its 2,500 year history. A wonderful cool refuge from the fierce heat of Southern Sicily and well worth a few euros for entry.