The Duomo of Sicily

Piazza del Duomo, Sicily

District / neighborhood: Catania

The island of Sicily is one of the most popular tourist destinations among visitors. , In Sicily, you can experience real Italy and enjoy all the world’s lively and crowded places, picturesque villages, crazy boutique shops, great cafes, and restaurants.

In addition, visitors to Sicily can enjoy plenty of sites and attractions suitable for couples and families for recreation. So whether you are traveling on your own, as a group, or as a family with small children, you can find great places to visit on this beautiful island.

Among the most beautiful places in Sicily, is the Duomo. This historical site is a must-stop for tourists in the area. It is also a central meeting point for the residents, as is it surrounded by entertainment centers, cafes, restaurants, and shops.

The Duomo of Sicily is the central square of the city. Located on the ruins of the original square from the 11th century AD which was completely destroyed during the great earthquake in the 17th century AD. A few years later, the square that stands today was built, which was designed by architect Giovanni Battista Vaccarini.

Visitors will be impressed by spectacular design elements that make it little more than the city center or a historical site, but as many will testify – a real work of art, and some will even consider it a masterpiece, so it is no wonder that over the years it has become one of the most prominent iconic symbols of Sicily.

In addition, the Duomo is surrounded by central and equally important sites that make the entire area buzz with life, either in the morning or at night. This is also the place where a festival is held at the beginning of February every year.

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Attraction Type

Historic site, point of interest

Physical Activity

none

Suitable for Children

Price Level

$

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Attraction Type

A historical site

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Attraction Type

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Price Level

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Attraction Type

City park

Price Level

$

in a few words:

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Attraction Type

a museum

Price Level

$$

in a few words:

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