Sicily Sights

Cattedrale di Sant'Agata (Duomo)

  • Piazza del Duomo Map It
  • Catania
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 05/03/2016

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information


Piazza del Duomo, bottom end of Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily, 95121, Italy

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Sight Details:

  • Museum €7, baths €5, combined ticket €10
  • Museum/baths: weekdays 9–2, Sat. 9–1, Sun. by appointment only. Cathedral open daily, outside of services

Published 05/03/2016


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