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Beautiful Baroque

We stopped at this cathedral on our Fiat tour of the city. It is filled with wonderful paintings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
showmemo61
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Jefferson City, Missouri
Beautifull town

Monica is lovely. There are to parking areas, the one in the north of the town is the better one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ilena73
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Amsterdam
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I will not repeat in detail all the reasons you should visit this wonderful church, because the impressive flights of steps needed to be traversed to reach it, the lovely formal gardens, the sundial in mosaics across the transept ,the murals of the legend of...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The entrance is free but careful with the Italian "siesta". I personally liked the exterior more than the interior, but nevertheless it's one of the things you can't miss in Modica.

1  Thank Corina O
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All reviews worth the climb san giorgio bell tower beautiful church st george old church an easy walk climb the stairs gelato worth a visit modica bassa baroque facade town duomo statue hill
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like Baroque architecture and we went in just to keep out of the rain but found the astronomical information very interesting.

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this cathedral on our Fiat tour of the city. It is filled with wonderful paintings especially a beautiful painting of Christ. It also has five naves that are richly embellished and a great organ.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monica is lovely. There are to parking areas, the one in the north of the town is the better one. You take the stairs up to this church for beatifull views. Afterwards you can drive up to belvedere and see the church from a panoramic...More

Thank Ilena73
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Be sure to check the surrounding area for people dressed in formal attire as there might be a ceremony going on and you won't be able to enter. The colors, art, statues, woodwork, everything is just beautiful. Be sure to notice the astrological/astronomical calendar built...More

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

So nice this place. It dominates the town of Modica. Nice is the park down below. The style of the church is amazingly. To go in is more interesting.

Thank cees v
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Duomo di San Giorgio has a stunning façade, then set it above a monumental staircase of 250+ steps, it is even more stunning. The staircase built 19th century links Modica Alta with Modica Bassa and includes garden areas on the terraces. It was lovely watching...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What a magnificent city Ragusa is. Situated over 2 slopes with a river in between the city is a marvellous piece of art. Full of Churches and Roman buildings, you just cannot stop admiring the architecture. Almost the whole city is like a museum and...More

Thank Panathinaikos-13
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

While on our guided tour we stopped at Modica and we walked the slopes to the start of the 200 steps to the top to see this wonderful building and architectural experience is to behold, it’s also were Salvo meets Livia from the bus or...More

2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We struggledup all the stepsto this church but it was worth it. Staggeringly beautiful baroque decoration not as heavy as in Spain. The frontage and tower are stupendous . It has a strange year long kind of sundial calendar which is most unusual

Thank Teuchter_11
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The church itself is stunning, as were the views as we walked there from the center of town. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Mindy P
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Danielle, There is no admission fee and it opens from 08AM-1PM and again from 3:30 PM till 07:30PM. Well, there is no particular dress code, but as in any church descent clothing with shoulders covered is... More
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