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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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  • It is a beautiful church and I would recommend visiting it. I wouldn't recommend staying for the actual mass because: 1. Tourists actually aren't supposed to be there during the mass. ( I don't know t...  more »
  • To truly appreciate this spectacular building, you must go inside and look around to see how successive religions built onto the foundation and/or structure of preceding religious buildings. The plaza...  more »
  • This time even my four year old daughter exclaimed, that's cooool! Again is always a novelty to be appreciated x in terms of its complexity. Alk's flower eyelet and relaxingly x who arrives in ortigia.
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  • The church is fantastic not only inside, but especially outside. I think that it was renovated these years.
  • Lovely square to walk around. The duomo is quite similar to most others in the area.
  • Beautiful church built over a Greek temple. The 2€ are totally worth it (also take the audio guide, it's only 1€)
  • This cathedral is so beautiful, both on the outside and inside.
  • Built upon an ancient Greek temple, you can still see its columns on the side wall, they charge you €2 for entrance