Chiesa di San Placido, Catania

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  • July 7, 2017
    The construction of this parish was on the ruins of an ancient pagan temple dedicated to the God Bacchus and ecclesial tradition Carpenter is an important place of worship because it was said that centuries ago on the same site was the home of Saint Agatha! The building was destroyed in the catastrophic earthquake that developed in the Val di Noto in 1693 and that destroyed the city. In such a disastrous situation, the only three nuns who survived his death, took the initiative to rebuild the Church which was consecrated in 1723. Interesting ... ...
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  • June 2, 2017
    Is the Church where I got married. Generally there is a waiting list. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful
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  • May 23, 2017
    the Church of san Placido of catania, a monumental place, a place rich in history, sacred ornaments
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  • The original structure of this building dates back to 1409 and built on the ruins of an ancient pagan temple, was completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1693.
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  • A very nice and elegant Baroque church in the heart of the historic city centre.
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  • Next there is the convent and a Palace of the 700 's late Baroque, known because he lived the writer Domenico Tempio called Poker Palace
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  • Beautiful baroque church!
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