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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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All reviews fish market beautiful square elephant statue 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 6 days ago

The Cathedral has a stunning facade. Interior is not as elaborate as the exterior. The Piazza is large and has or interesting building. Also there is a very good resturant located on the street that runs down the left side of the cathedral..

Thank guice g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Piazza Duomo is the main piazza in Catania. There you can find the heart of the city. Also in the middle of the piazza, there is the symbol of the city: the Elephant. The stunning Duomo and very old and nice buildings.

Thank Nicodraga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a grand & beautiful square with this stunning church as a focus surrounded by other grand buildings- The University etc. A treat- beats Cathedral Square in P'boro!

Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a magic square a great place to people watch and visit the sites. The Piazza is stunning and has some iconic sites along with locals at all hours enjoying breakfast in the amazing cafes with delicious typical pastries that then turn in to...More

Thank Florence U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full of atmosphere Hard to find a seat at the eatery’s surrounding the piazza Some interesting buildings

Thank sparkybat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the piazza today with friends. It is very large. Only a few restaurants in the square. Has a nice elephant statue that nobody knows the meaning behind the statue.

Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Piazza Duomo has a wonderful fountain in the center, historical buildings, Churches, shops, restaurants, and bars. It is a wonderful place to sit, relax, and people watch.

Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the tourist centre of Catania this is an interesting place to visit and spend a few hours in the Piazza outside

Thank Jon_Janet
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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.

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24 August 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
25 January 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
17 May 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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