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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews fish market elephant statue beautiful square baroque buildings via etnea big square gelato the heart of the city st agatha lava stone visit catania worth a visit the main square mt etna fountain church symbol
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a UNESCO site and you can understand why. So many impressive buildings to view. Great atmosphere both day and night.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good place to hang out and sit and watch the world go by. Nice cafes and lively old building surround the square. Need to watch out for occasional buses and cars which are allowed to enter the square.

Thank RRk11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively and cultured with shops and (rather dear) restaurants. It has a beautiful fountain and is the starting point for lovely long streets.

Thank reetpetite60
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a quick snack here as it is located very centrally and was close to where we were staying . I have had much better cannoli in New York I am sorry to say . Also the espresso was my least favorite of...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2600 years of history preserved in an interesting building. From ancient Greeks to Romans moors Normans and Carthaginians this building has seen them all. Even had over 700 massacred in it by the moors. Greek temple to church to mosque and now church again. History...More

Thank RoySpurns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice square close to the Cathedral & Church of Sant‘Agata also close to the park. Lots going on , I even had the fortune to have hear a flas choir yhat just turned up sung beautilfully for several minutes & left - great !

Thank pad_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always some entertainment to watch in this wonderful, yet still quiet piazza. We visited several times to enjoy this beautiful place.

1  Thank Jørgen Bo N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and peaceful place! Amazing architecture! Typical Italian atmosphere full of history and helpful people around!

1  Thank mikbandova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is in the heart of Catania and cannot be missed ( literally) The lovely little black lava elephant is the emblem of the city, it carries an Egyptian obelisk on its back which was only positioned there in 1736 and apparently brough to...More

1  Thank Hitchcock2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This vast beautiful square us the hearbeat of the city. The nice cathedral and the historic buildings all around are impressive. Sit in one of the cafes or restautants wotch the mess of oeople .

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August 23, 2018|
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Response from grahamthemagseller | Reviewed this property |
No, there no charges to go in the Square.. The best street to walk in, from the Square, is Via Etna. That's where the best shops and restaurants are.
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SILVANIA S
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Turista2011054 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a big parking near the Piazza Duomo, not very expensive.
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CautiousCruiser
May 16, 2016|
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Response from 160alessandrob | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is really easy and close, just exit from the port, turn left and walk following the archs. You'll arrive at "Porta Uzeda" at your right. Cross it and you'll be there.
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