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Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime

Viale Luigi Cadorna, 139, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Very Unusual - worth a stop if you are near.

Unique and worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood in Siracusa. Inside is very unusual and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
72kingscc
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Vienna, Austria
Amazing

Very modern building, can be seen from quite a distance away. There's an interesting video that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bettybooSurrey
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surrey
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“modern church” (18 reviews)
“huge church” (5 reviews)
“virgin mary” (5 reviews)
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Viale Luigi Cadorna, 139, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique and worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood in Siracusa. Inside is very unusual and for some certainly inspiring.

Thank 72kingscc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern building, can be seen from quite a distance away. There's an interesting video that plays in a side room explaining the story of the crying Madonna

Thank bettybooSurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not know what to expect when I visited this place of worship but I was overcome with a strong connection with the Virgin Mary and the miracle of her healing tears.

Thank Ursula D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the fact it looks like a spaceship. It is quite beautiful inside for a modern structure. It is also a very noticeable landmark wherever you are in Siracusa/Ortigia so if you are staying close to it you can find your...More

Thank paulgrosser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church stands out on the skyline of Syracuse. At first, I was not too interested in paying a visit but I was wrong! It is worth going into this newish church and the interior is very interesting as a piece of modern church architecture....More

Thank JuliaMWeymouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

comparing to all the old churches here this is an interesting place to visit. modernism vs old. just outcise is the site of an ancient church, check it out as you walk by.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You can see this from quite some distance. I went to the archaeological museum and this is right next to it. Impressive from the outside, I didn't go in so cannot comment on the interior.

Thank Jimvin
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This church looks spectacular from outside. I had read reviews and wanted to see stained glass windows. Sadly it was shut. It divertissement cafe and toilets but these were also closed

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

More impressive from the inside than the outside where it resembles aSoviet style building. Stunning Windows from inside and a really contemplative atmosphere. Worth visiting when visiting the nearby catacombs.

Thank DDFA
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Although the building appears a bit cold in the midst of ancient archaeological finds, the story behind the Lady of Tears is quite touching and the pictures and video depicting the tears rolling down the face of the Virgin Mary are moving.

Thank Kathy S
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