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Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 163, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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All reviews st agatha main altar lovely cathedral worth a visit norman architecture italian churches roman baths patron saint side chapels big church impressive building free entry baroque style city tour quick look lava stone the heart of the city
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is pretty spectacular and big. Also the square is very wide and clean. We didn't see inside because it was closed but outside is relly beautiful.

Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 5 days ago

An impressive building from the outside but quite regular from the inside. Worth a look but I would not visit the inside.

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catania presents a rather downtrodden image as you walk in from the port, but things get better once you reach the cathedral. It appears that if you want the view of the city, then it is best to go to the church across the road...More

Thank malcsaville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an ancient beauty with great treasure under the cathedral which is nobody dare to touch cause whole catania will make those thieves disappeared!!

Thank Violet N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very bare interior. Most relics and ornamentation have been taken down, so other than the alter, there was little to see.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 1 week ago

the barqoue style facade is impressive. the interior of the cathedral is not as impressive as other italian cathedrals. some of the chappels are more interresting the the high altar the price for the visit is 2 euros

Thank atontao
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit to this large cathedral. There are also thermal baths below for which you have to pay a small fee and an opportunity to climb to the dome and have good views over the city. Beware, the baths and dome are closed...More

Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You never tire of these magnificent Sicilian Baroque structures and, as frequent in this earthquake zone, the site dates back to an earlier Norman venture. Harmonious design inside and out.

Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there but - compared to all the other churches in the world - it did not look different to the others. There might be other people who are impressed but I wasn´t.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Catania means discovering the past and present that cohabit in a unique balance; it is found in people, in food, in monuments, in the atmosphere ❤️

Thank desdi2017
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