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Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime

Viale Luigi Cadorna, 139, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Modern stuff

Driving around you'll see this big, modern and almost monstruous building that may have some appeal... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ok for the faithful but a bit fanciful

Huge big cathedral with an amazing history but where the miracle was meant to happen was right down... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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“modern church” (18 reviews)
“huge church” (5 reviews)
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Viale Luigi Cadorna, 139, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Driving around you'll see this big, modern and almost monstruous building that may have some appeal in its concrete form.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 4 days ago

Huge big cathedral with an amazing history but where the miracle was meant to happen was right down by the waterside. Real? Well many must have thought so because there is a whole room of jewellery mostly god, amazing gold on display that must have...More

Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely interesting especially the basement which contains real old ruins of early church in Syracruse opened by Pope John Paul

Thank dwmaxwe
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Unique and worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood in Siracusa. Inside is very unusual and for some certainly inspiring.

Thank 72kingscc
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Very modern building, can be seen from quite a distance away. There's an interesting video that plays in a side room explaining the story of the crying Madonna

Thank bettybooSurrey
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I did not know what to expect when I visited this place of worship but I was overcome with a strong connection with the Virgin Mary and the miracle of her healing tears.

Thank Ursula D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Don't be put off by the fact it looks like a spaceship. It is quite beautiful inside for a modern structure. It is also a very noticeable landmark wherever you are in Siracusa/Ortigia so if you are staying close to it you can find your...More

Thank paulgrosser
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The church stands out on the skyline of Syracuse. At first, I was not too interested in paying a visit but I was wrong! It is worth going into this newish church and the interior is very interesting as a piece of modern church architecture....More

Thank JuliaMWeymouth
Reviewed 25 May 2017

comparing to all the old churches here this is an interesting place to visit. modernism vs old. just outcise is the site of an ancient church, check it out as you walk by.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You can see this from quite some distance. I went to the archaeological museum and this is right next to it. Impressive from the outside, I didn't go in so cannot comment on the interior.

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