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wasn't inside (closed), but the exterior was lovely

Little church on the top of the main hill, with nice stairs framed by two lines of trees leading up... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Bern, Switzerland
Wow che bella

My favourite church in Modica. Not the biggest or grandest, not the best architecture but there is... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Modica, Italy
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Piazza San Giovanni, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Little church on the top of the main hill, with nice stairs framed by two lines of trees leading up to it. Would be great for a wedding photo shoot. A little bit further down the road there's a nice piazzetta.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My favourite church in Modica. Not the biggest or grandest, not the best architecture but there is something about it that I can't put my finger on. When you look up at the white church with the trees lined up on either side it's surreal...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Another Gagliardi masterpiece even further up the hill of Modica Alta. If you have done enough step climbing it is easy to drive up here, maybe on your way out of Modica. Park in one of the surrounding small streets. Another splendid church with a...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A wonderful location and a wonderful Church. A must see when in Modene. the climb up the steps is well woth the effort.

Thank peter_minchin
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Must go on top of Modica alta and visit this beautiful and imposing barroque church. The nearby belvedere is a plus for great photos.

Thank Romanbiker
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This church is located at the tip of Modica alta, and is also in the highest point of the city ( 450m above sea level). The interior of the church is beautiful, however, its walking up to the bell tower for the view that make...More

Thank Drew B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This church sits up off the streets and affords a wonderful view. It is also nearby the Belvedere which offers panoramic views. Definitely worth checking out. Mind the parking in the narrow streets.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

High above the town, with a wide front steps and pretty interior. The nearby belvedere is certainly worth a trip, in part to be given some Modica chocolate by the cafe owner.

Thank Gulliva
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We have been to Modica several times, but never managed to see this church from the inside. It always seems to be closed even when other attractions of Modica are open. It has a perfect location at the top of upper Modica. There is a...More

Thank JuergenWDobler
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Chiesa di San Giovanni is not a Baroque church; it was reconstructed in the 19th century following the traditions of the famous Baroque churches of Modica. The location is spectacular: the elegant facade of of the church literally "flies" over Modica Alta. The wide staircase...More

1  Thank Noraatc
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