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Duomo di Siracusa

Piazza Duomo | Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 389 550 3267
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“greek temple” (194 reviews)
“doric columns” (61 reviews)
“ancient temple” (31 reviews)
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Piazza Duomo | Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s like most large cathedrals but this one lacks atmosphere and art. There are others more worthy of a long visit. Redeeming feature is its presence in the middle of a beautiful piazza that has many other interesting places to see and explore.

Thank Legal_itinerant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great mix of styles and material from different periods. Enjoy some gelato in the steps, which face a nice piazza.

Thank SalamatJalan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very ancient building which has been added to over the years. Lofty and beautiful. There was a wedding on when we visited so it was beautifully decked with flowers and we watched all the guest arriving in their finery. Situated in the lovely Piazza...More

Thank BattyBebington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a histiric place with a lot of stories. Inside it seems repaired. It is bigger than we expected.

Thank J F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cathedral, is an ancient a Greek temple, that was in 2005 designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as the Temple of Athena, it was built in the 5th century BC. The present Cathedral, was constructed by Saint Bishop Zosimo of Siracusa in the...More

2  Thank veegee123
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Each duomo in Italy must have a competition to outdo each other, this duomo in Siracusa just amazed us in it simple form unlike others that are too much for the eyes. The beauty is unstated which makes this church very peaceful both on the...More

1  Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nothing special regarding the duomo, if you are used to see Italy in general, and Rome in a special place.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This duomo is unique as it was built into an ancient greek temple, the original temple columns are visible both inside and outside the building and are well preserved, I have seen nothing else quite like it

Thank cowenevett
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a lovely church. When we visited I think there was supposed to be a small charge but no one took our money. Lots to see inside, one never tires of the artistic notes in European churches.

Thank Kathie D
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This cathedral was originally a pagan temple dedicated to Athena. When Christianity won out, they took over the standing temple and then incorporated it fully into a major church - the Cathedral one sees today - with the Temple of Athena fullly visible, incorporated, and...More

Thank stephrab
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