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Cattedrale di Sant'Agata (Duomo)


Cattedrale di Sant'Agata (Duomo) Review

The Giovanni Vaccarini–designed facade of the cathedral dominates the Piazza del Duomo; composer Vincenzo Bellini is buried inside. Also of note are the three apses of lava that survive from the original Norman structure and a fresco from 1675 in the sacristy that portrays Catania's submission to Etna's attack. Underneath the Cathedral are the ruins of Greco-Roman baths: guided tours of the museum and baths are available with a reservation.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza del Duomo, bottom end of Via Etnea, Catania, 95121
  • Phone: 095/320044
  • Cost: Museum €7, baths €5, combined ticket €10
  • Hours: Museum/baths: weekdays 9–2, Sat. 9–1, Sun. by appointment only. Cathedral open daily, outside of services
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  • Location: Catania
Updated: 04-11-2014

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