Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere, Catania

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Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere is located in Catania. To visit Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere on your trip to Catania, use our Catania route planner .
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  • It is located a short walk from Rome competition at Church. Atmosphere was a majestic building itself is appearance and almost no fancy decorations, but the depth and high ceiling was. The best overall with white walls and ceilings, relaxing floor specifications.
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  • Sant'Agata la Vetere was the first cathedral of Catania from 380 to 1094, Vetere, in fact, means "the old". The Church was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693. It has a single nave and façade is in Norman style. In 1191 Richard the Lionheart gives Santa a precious tiara which still adorns the bust of Saint Agatha.
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  • It is one of the oldest churches in Europe, second only to another Church Carpenter San Gaetano alle Grotte. Today there was a beautiful representation "Duci D'amuri" where a large group of Cake Designers including my friend Flavia Samad have grappled with very specific techniques in the creation of the bust of Saint Agatha, exactly the same the original everything with technological materials and with cold porcelain. It truly was a beautiful representation. In Ing. Francis Sabal
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  • It's probably the first church dedicated ti Saint Agatha. The interior hosts several noticeable artworks.
  • Chiesa di Sant'Agata la Vetere was the first cathedral of Catania, from 380 to 1094, and is located in the homonymous square in San Biagio della Calcarella or Catania Roman Amphitheater. Very old, was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt due to eruptions and earthquakes that have hit the town
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  • The oldest place of devotion to Saint Agatha, the first place where his remains were preserved.
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  • The sacred building, dates back to the year 264 ad, and this is the first temple dedicated to the patroness of Catania.
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