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Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania: Tours & Tickets

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 163, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral sits overlooking the piazza del Duomo. It dominates the Piazza with its impressive frontage, ornate doors, statues and small side garden. This is all under the cathedrals large dome. Inside there is a nice main alter with equally good side alters on each...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Andydjp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is situated on the main square of Catania. The entrences are quite impresive, and there is a guard in front of them, taking care that all is good and propper🤔(no talking on the phone,no short skirts, hotpants..modesty is key).😉 The building is interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marko M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely cathedral, nothing for me particularly Stand Out about it, but always good to go into any Cathedral as far as I can say. Anyway, just wanted to stress that, even in these times, you still have to be careful sometimes about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Church is situated in Piazza del Duomo, meaning probably the living and touristic center of the city. No doubt you'll pass by there when you'll walk the beautiful streets of Catania. No comparison with other Italian Duomos of course like Milano or others, but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Striking cathedral sat on the easterly edge of a nice square Not the most ornate cathedrals inside but certainly worth a look around and a bit of a sit and a quiet contemplation in the cool interior

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019

Situated in the main square of Catania. Some of the buildings were destroyed during a mount Etna eruption. The inside is very beautiful, but we didn’t have time to visit the extra parts that you needed to pay for

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

The outside is so magnificent. It was plenty warm so I couldn’t stay in the sun much and went inside . Not the most impressive church but very nice . I left a few euro in the offering boxes and lit a few candles before...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ciaojimi
Reviewed 5 September 2019

Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V,M. Catania is large and beautiful church in town center. It is constructed during medieval time but destroyed by Etna volcano eruption and earthquake in the 1600s. Worth to pay a fee for visiting the internal part of the church. We left...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

The basilica was built during medieval age. But, during 1600s, Etna before and then heartquake have destroyed big part of the city. So basilica is: the abside is still gotic but the navels do not, being destroyed and needing complete rebuilding. To understand the most...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Walked past and stumbled upon the cathedral although it wasn’t somewhere I wanted to visit. I did see a few tourists exiting the building so decided to have a look inside. Im happy to have done so. It’s beautiful inside and there is a large...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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