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Piazza Duomo

Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Gastronomic Street Food Tour of Catania
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“fish market” (81 reviews)
“elephant statue” (34 reviews)
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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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"fish market"
in 81 reviews
"elephant statue"
in 34 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 22 reviews
"via etnea"
in 37 reviews
"baroque buildings"
in 7 reviews
"big square"
in 8 reviews
"gelato"
in 15 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 11 reviews
"visit catania"
in 7 reviews
"the main square"
in 8 reviews
"mount etna"
in 7 reviews
"fountain"
in 92 reviews
"church"
in 62 reviews
"symbol"
in 28 reviews
"beggars"
in 9 reviews
"tourists"
in 28 reviews
"obelisk"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must-see are of Catania. For a great view, buy a ticket (€ 3) to go to the top of the Church of the Badia di Sant'Agata.

Thank JRKSA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main square of the city with all surrounding resutants, churches,statues and fountains. Quite unique is the elephant statue. Place to relax and people watch. Good place to start you visit to the city.

Thank 859iainh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of activities that can be done in this area. Walking around and eating. It's fabulous. You can visit the fish market, as well as the church. There are nice places to eat right by the street.

Thank Wildia W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large plaza is historic, bordered by Cattedrale di Sant'Agata, lovely buildings of baroque architecture style and the centrepiece, the Fontana dell'Elefante. You also have the surrounding restaurants with their extensive al fresco dining areas, the tourist crowds, the hawkers and beggars. The plaza dates...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main square in Catania and unfortunately it looks rather old and worn. While the Cathedral is pretty, there were very few nice restaurants like you see in other European/Italian cities. Mostly small shops selling tourist trinkets.

Thank RLWOrangePark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very nice piazza. departure for every hop-on/off companies. a lot of coffee place around. must see in daylight AND at night. don't miss the fountain in the corner

Thank Massakine
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

A must to visit piazza Duomo and the historic center of Catane and also the famous Duomo with his white façade; the piazza is very vived and visited place.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Piazza Duomo is the center of Catania, where you can easily reach anywhere. You can find the historical places and must see cathedrals/churches real close.

Thank denizozsan
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Definitely worth the visit. I think the charge was only three euros each. I got a bit dizzy going up the tight spiral staircase but when you come out in the open again, well it's definitely worth the effort. We got the clearest views of...More

1  Thank grahamthemagseller
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Disappointing piazza, a couple of very plain restaurants/cafes to sit in. Full of people selling plastic toys. Preferred the piazza universita with a nice restaurant to sit and watch people go by ( and you can see Mt Etna from here too)

1  Thank Vanessa P
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SILVANIA S
25 January 2018|
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Response from Turista2011054 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a big parking near the Piazza Duomo, not very expensive.
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CautiousCruiser
16 May 2016|
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Response from Alessandro B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is really easy and close, just exit from the port, turn left and walk following the archs. You'll arrive at "Porta Uzeda" at your right. Cross it and you'll be there.
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