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Piazza Duomo, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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All reviewsfish marketelephant statuebeautiful squarevia etneabaroque buildingsbig squaregelatothe heart of the cityst agathalava stonevisit cataniathe main squaremount etnafountainchurchsymbolbeggars
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Duomo of Milan is beautiful. This is a must do experience and we were fortunate to be there for Mass. The Piazza is a buzz with people and the shops are worth while visiting. Overall a great experience.

Thank Lena T
Reviewed 5 days ago

lots of nice restaurants around and fish market, shopping street, and close to the bus stops (which i don't recommend using)

Thank Paula535
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are visiting Catania, this is a must see. Then take the bus tour of the city. And shop on Etnea street.

Thank RayVuoleMangiare
Reviewed 6 days ago

We referred to this as "the elephant square". We made several trips to and through here as it was between our apartment rental and other sites and places. We ate a meal but mainly gelato and lemonine grinite at some of the restaurants in the...More

Thank SCTraveller42
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice place surrounded by impressing buildings. It is (almost) car free but with a lot of tourists.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great square with a nice ‘elephant-fountain’ in the middle and a rather stunning catholic Cathedral on it. Quite a touristy spot, but don’t miss it when in Catania!

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A UNESCO site maybe but you will need to squint really hard to see much beauty left here. The buildings are baroque- tall and speak of former (very former) riches. The black lava little elephant is certainly very sweet. If you speak Italian you’ll be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to spend 10/15 minutes if you like visiting churches etc but very plain inside apart from St Agatha Alter. Not what I was expecting but quite refreshing really

Thank Duncan0104
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Liked it very much! The are also some places to eat or drink a cup of coffee here. Worth a walk to see it if you are in the city

Thank Ovidiu P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the area is dirty and smells like dirty toilets. Homeless people everywhere and speaking loud. Was not impressed and at some stages I was even afraid so we just had dinner and left.

Thank Iamina M
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23 August 2018|
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Response from grahamthemagseller | Reviewed this property |
No, there no charges to go in the Square.. The best street to walk in, from the Square, is Via Etna. That's where the best shops and restaurants are.
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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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