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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great square with a nice ‘elephant-fountain’ in the middle and a rather stunning catholic Cathedral on it. Quite a touristy spot, but don’t miss it when in Catania!

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A UNESCO site maybe but you will need to squint really hard to see much beauty left here. The buildings are baroque- tall and speak of former (very former) riches. The black lava little elephant is certainly very sweet. If you speak Italian you’ll be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good way to spend 10/15 minutes if you like visiting churches etc but very plain inside apart from St Agatha Alter. Not what I was expecting but quite refreshing really

Thank Duncan0104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Liked it very much! The are also some places to eat or drink a cup of coffee here. Worth a walk to see it if you are in the city

Thank Ovidiu P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the area is dirty and smells like dirty toilets. Homeless people everywhere and speaking loud. Was not impressed and at some stages I was even afraid so we just had dinner and left.

Thank Iamina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice square and a must see attraction in the Catania city. see the elephant statue and its symbol to Catania, enjoy several meals and gelatos from the restaurants in the square, and enjoy the beautiful architecture all around the square and the great cathedrale.

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to Catania without taking the time to discover this piazza is not discovering Catania! I recommend to enjoy the piazza bith during the day (I love the morning, when everything comes to life), and from sunset on, when the magical light of the sun...More

Thank OlivierFromBrussels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quite beautiful square with lovely buildings on all sides. Impressive fountains and churches as well as some very good cafes. A good start to a tour of the city. Downsides were the large Netflix advert and the tour bus touts.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great square always busy especially at night. There are street performers out ever night. Look out for the magician he is very good.

Thank hurl25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a city tour around Catania and then stopped to this lovely place. Worth of visit and get to know history of this place.

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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 Alessandro B | 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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