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Chiesa di San Matteo

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Address: Colle di San Matteo, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0932 839611

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Beautiful and sad

From far away you think wow, magnificent. One you are there you get disappointed. A nice building with literally nothing inside. But!!! From up there you get a magnificent view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2016
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Frankfurt, Germany
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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the path and stirs are difficult to find and to climb but the view is beautiful. Unfortunately the church is closed and abandoned, run down and dirty, broken glasses and no description or history. what a shame ! and the municipality, where are they? a tresaure not well kept.

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Cancun, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

so if someone come to SCICLI he mustt o visit this place, full of history and local culture, isn't no easy to find, but you can ask the way at the local people!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

From far away you think wow, magnificent. One you are there you get disappointed. A nice building with literally nothing inside. But!!! From up there you get a magnificent view. It is worth the climb.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We would have liked to visit this church and we tried really hard but all the paths we could find vaguely in its direction were blocked off (afternoon of Ferragosto, maybe the wrong day to try). As in town nearly everything was shut maybe even if we managed to get there we would not have had much joy. However, from... More 

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ibiza
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

for us ,an elderly couple, it was quite an effort to climb up to visit San Matteo but certainly worth it. The view from the top is absolutly splendid and the panorama impressive. A wonderful spot.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The steep road from Palazzo Beneventano, which soon becomes a path with many steps, makes an attractive if tiring walk, but at the top it is disappointing not to get a sight of the church. Surely at least a small aperture could have been left in the wooden barricade so that at least the façade would be visible.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The 4 Churches including Chiesa Lucia high up in Scicli are very interesting and I would love to see them when thye are restored. The landscape from them is truly spectacular

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Thank bandstrug
Scicli, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

It's the most representative monument in Scicli, dominating the valley with the town. A wonderful landscape ranging as far as the sea can be admired from the church of San Matteo.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

A majestic church which is in ruin but retaing it's Beaty in a great location

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