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“Magnificent late Baroque Chiesa”

Chiesa di San Giovanni Evangelista
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US$64,85*
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Scicli Walking tour
Ranked #4 of 44 things to do in Scicli
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Another shining example of magnificent late Baroque in Scicli is Chiesa di San Giovanni Evagelista. The three-order harmonious facade matches the beauty of the bright interior richly decorated with elaborate stucco ornaments and beautiful central oval painting of the ceiling. Gorgeous church!

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

This is off the main pedestrian street in the town centre and it has a light uplifting interior that is well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Sitting next door to the town hall and fitting perfectly in the piazza, this church is a fine example of Sicilian Baroque and infuses a sense of calm. Worth a visit.

1  Thank jcrossBdV
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

This imposing church is situated on the centrally located Via Penne. It has a magnificent Baroque frontal façade and is accessed up an imposing set of steps. Once inside it is bright and white with a spectacularly painted ceiling. Pride of place goes to very large painting with a dark background of Christ wearing a skirt which is a representation of a chalice if it is viewed upside down!
Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

one of the e best or even the best of all baroque churches in sicily with an amazing overall blue fresco walls

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