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Duomo di Siracusa, Syracuse
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Duomo di Siracusa, one of Sicily's most notable religious monuments, features intricate Baroque architecture and a rich historical legacy. On the Isle of Ortigia near the southern coast of Syracuse, the church is a large repository of religious relics, statues, and the remains of saints. Architect Andrea Palma designed the large outer columns along the facade, which were completed in 1753. Explore the inner areas of the church, such as the fifth-century Temple of Athena. Be sure to delve into the site's catacombs, included in the entrance fee. To visit Duomo di Siracusa on your holiday in Syracuse, and find out what else Syracuse has to offer, use our Syracuse vacation builder.
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  • A magnificent Baroque building that is very well worth a visit. Quite the Cathedral square is wonderful. Most certainly visit.
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  • Go visit it is breath taking and won't disappoint. It is absolutely gorgeous and you will love. Absorb it all in, take some good pictures, and enjoy the nearby great food! 
  • The cathedral stands in its majestic grandeur in piazza del Duomo. This Christian symbol has incorporated a Greek temple whose traces can be found in the columns. A blend of religions that fascinates ... Entrance to the Cathedral for a fee, but worth it
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  • The exterior architecture is very beautiful and giant, but I don't understand why it is refreshed so new.
  • The foundation of the cathedral dates back to the 7 century before Christ.
  • Beautiful cathedral in Ortigia, one of the top attractions of the town, it is worth a visit._
  • One of the clearest examples of Cristian culture that reuse Greek temples. Very nice and extraordinarily white.
  • Temple with different building styles. Very unique.