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Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, Catania

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  • Agatha is considered the patroness of Catania, Catania, therefore several churches associated with her name. The adoption of Christianity by Agatha suffered persecution and martyrdom that's Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere linked to its imprisonment in the Dungeon, it is believed that the Church was built on the site of the prison. Baroque church, on the portico of the sculpture of the biblical Saints. In the Church of Saint Agatha in the Crown and with ornaments.
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  • The shrine is popular and cult of all citizens who praise the figure of Saint Agatha. Intimate and wonderful place to visit.
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  • Behind the most visible Church of San Biagio, built on the prison where he was locked up the Holy, is wrapped in a mystic atmosphere and beautiful and graceful forms. Uncrowded, well worth a visit, to reconcile with themselves.
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