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Amazing square lined by these huge impressive buildings of a very old University that turns out to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Premolars208
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Architecture

Our hotel was near this square so we walked through it every time we went to sight see or eat. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
showmemo61
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing square lined by these huge impressive buildings of a very old University that turns out to be world famous

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel was near this square so we walked through it every time we went to sight see or eat. The beautiful buildings along the side are part of the University of Catana, the oldest university in Sicily.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is almost a continuation of Cuomo pizza. Full of splendid palaces that are now part of the university.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed October 19, 2018

It is really worth going into the university, the bulding itself is stunning and there are so many details to take in. The beautiful black and white mosaics on the large courtyard floor, the wide staircase trod down by generations of students walking up and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hitchcock2
Reviewed October 6, 2018

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed September 14, 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank verenasc
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank denisegX3219HW
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