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Piazza Duomo

Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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“fish market” (85 reviews)
“elephant statue” (35 reviews)
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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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"fish market"
in 85 reviews
"elephant statue"
in 35 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 22 reviews
"via etnea"
in 39 reviews
"baroque buildings"
in 7 reviews
"big square"
in 8 reviews
"gelato"
in 16 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 12 reviews
"lava stone"
in 9 reviews
"visit catania"
in 7 reviews
"the main square"
in 10 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"mount etna"
in 7 reviews
"fountain"
in 98 reviews
"church"
in 65 reviews
"symbol"
in 28 reviews
"beggars"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful square in front of the duomo, with the basalt elephant statue and fountain very near. Hangout for people at night. We saw a duo performing some seriously cool dancemoves

Thank Vincent M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very fortunate, as we stayed in an AirBnb accommodation adjacent to the Piazza Duomo, to be able to experience the piazza’s vitality at different times of the day. I encourage you to visit early morning while savoring granite and a brioche at Prespitin...More

Thank Catc1966
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really vibrant area with lots going on. Great place to have a couple of drinks and watch the world go by

Thank CordeliaMC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go on Sunday, before 12.00. Then have lunch in a place round the corner. A parking lot nearby, check on the internet, not expensive.

Thank signoraM
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful piazza fronting the duomo. Two fountains one on the side and one more central. Beautiful baroque buildings surrounding it. Tourists and locals hang out at the elephant fountain. Very atmospheric. In my 3 days in Catania I was here frequently. It forms the very...More

Thank KANewYork
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to sit down and enjoy a cafe or gelati and people watch. there are a couple of fountains where you can sit next to too. Not overly busy but busy enough that you know your not alone. Looks like the locals like hanging...More

Thank LIsaRizzo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were lucky enough to catch the beautiful singing whist quietly visiting this atmosphric building ,so very happy to have those beautiful moments of peace

Thank suechrisallen34
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little find! Great cafes, lovely atmosphere and definitely worth a visit. Spotlessly clean and hassle free

Thank Jtcmg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Wonderful Church based on an older roman structure (I think). We were getting a bit worn by the time we reached Catania. It was certainly lovely (much better than Palermo or Messina) and we enjoyed both the large square in front and delicate work...More

Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful buildings besides the dome, the black elephant in the square, the fountain towards the fish-market and a good view up along Via Etnea.

Thank Wolfram G
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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
16 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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