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So much in such a small distance

The Elephant monument, the Cathedral of St Agatha and the University are all within sight of each... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OLDGIT71
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Stunning.... for a school

Keep remembring this is a school/university and the views keep amaze you. At least for me it did... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Menno007
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Elephant monument, the Cathedral of St Agatha and the University are all within sight of each other and a walk of no more than a minute. All around are cafes - just sit and people watch.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Keep remembring this is a school/university and the views keep amaze you. At least for me it did. What a wealthy feeling if this type of architectural building is used for “just” educational purposes. The entire square is quite the view.

Thank Menno007
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

You can find some historic buildings on this square but it is not too crowded. Kg offers Perfect picture Motives everywhere. And if you are exhausted Go to a Bar or Cafe, have a Drink and Enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Verena S
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Piazza Universita will be on your way when walking around Catania. This piazza is a huge place where you can just sit and relax during your visit.

Thank denizozsan
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We were here in December. So, the Piazza (square) featured the City Christmas Tree - a modern version of lights and metal - beautiful at night - to take a photo. The University and Baroque architectural buildings are amazing. There are benches to relax, enjoy...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This university is in the heart of downtown and is very nice. It’s next to other nice pieces of history and worth seeing

Thank Denise G
Reviewed November 1, 2017

well, once you finished with Duomo, head north to this vibrant livable piazza day and night. many side activity you can reach from there but first give it some time to enjoy the crowds in and out.

Thank JemoScout
Reviewed October 17, 2017

The plaza around the University is a gathering place for locals and tourists alike. A very imposing structure worth checking out.

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Another Catania surprise, very close to piazza del Duomo. You will stroll through in your walk along via Etnea, the spine of the city. The main seat of the University is here and suddenly will make to want to have been a student here..

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed August 8, 2017

A beautiful piazza in Catania. Don't need to spend a lot of time here but certainly include it as part of your walking tour of Catania!

Thank Carolyn B
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