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More than a FIlm Set

Small and picturesque, nestled in a tiny hilltop town, people visit this church because it was... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
pookala
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Beautiful Cathedral from Coppola's Godfather Movie II in A Remote Mountaintop Village, Forza d'Agro

During our Mediterranean cruise aboard Royal Princess cruise ship in September 2017, I joined the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Jae L
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Small and picturesque, nestled in a tiny hilltop town, people visit this church because it was featured in the film series The Godfather. It's well worth visiting as it has an impressive facade with killer volutes and the building's interior also features some wonderful stone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

During our Mediterranean cruise aboard Royal Princess cruise ship in September 2017, I joined the ship's shore excursion at Messina, Sicily, which followed the steps of Coppola's Godfather in Sicily, starting with visit to "Savoca" followed by "Forza d'Agro". Both villages were chosen by the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Another jewel in this charming village atop a mountain on the coast North of Taormina. Reportedly, for Godfather aficionados, 'the' church of one of the movie triad.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It is always special to meet so iconic movies locations! Forza d'Agro is a small town near Toarmina, it is not outstanding place, but for the movie fans its is nice to see the church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Eduardo S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This church has quite lovely style of architecture and very nice interior, which is not too rich, but done with taste.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this beautiful church always a busy attraction as it is on most tour schedules due to its godfather connections . Apparently popular with British people for weddings. The church is larger inside than. it looks like all churches in Sicily beautifully kept fresh flowers...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nigelmL6889DU
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This cathedral has four beautiful colourful altars, each special in their own unique way. You can also see some stunning statues, my favourites being Our Lady kneeling in prayer and a statue of Saint Joseph. Although the cathedral is small by some standards there are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jo K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Forza d'Agro is a nice village to wander, and it has several churches which are worth stopping in for a few minutes if you have time for a bit of peace and quiet.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This church, of course, appears very briefly in part 1 of The Godfather movie, as part of the scene where Michael Corleone weds Appolonia Vitelli. The main church is in the town of nearby Savoca. Both are worth seeing, including the Bar Vitelli, which appears...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Dale D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well, it was nice to pop in but after visiting hundreds of churces in my life I would say, it was OK. And for Godfather fans, it it a must see attraction. The scenery was more interesting!

Date of experience: December 2016
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