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12 Nov 2018
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20 Sep 2018
“A pocket of baroque splendour”
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Via dei Crociferi 95124, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed in this street and one of my favourite of the city. Amazing amount of ornate churches. Plenty restaurants and bars. Everything you could want in a street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Away from the crowds one finds this gorgeous street of baroque churches (four in fact) and a few old palaces. Unfortunately, no building was open for viewing when we were visiting. The street further on has potential to be better developed - could use more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ziedas
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A rather long street with buildings; one more beautifull than the next. Worth a stroll through and try to invision how the sometimes abandonned building might have looked. This must have been one hack of a wealthy and impressive street.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Menno007
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A street full of lovely examples of Sicilian baroque architecture. You can visit many parts of these; some are heritage sites.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a lovely street to walk down, form the Law Faculty at one end, towards the road leading to the main Piazza. The buildings are lovely as are the churches. It is difficult to photograph them though, because the street is fairly narrow, so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Amazing street which is really nice place to see Catania and make nice pictures.be ready for climbing

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Go here! Walk down the street, every house is beautiful and full of history! Walk up via etnea and then down crociferi, - so you have a nice circle to walk!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Wonderful establishment in the heart of old Catania, near the university and a short walk to the Duomo and main square. Lovely rooms with high ceilings, parquet wooden floors, comfortable beds and no traffic noise at night!! 😊 The breakfast is wonderful (served around the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Start at the north end of the road visiting Villa Cerami (currently law university) and then walk towards the south end of this atmospheric street passing by at least 5 different churches spanning from neoclassic to baroque styles. You will also see a convento di...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Alisandru
Reviewed 20 October 2016

very historic stret and well worth a visit. do not forget to go to Aula 77 for food and drink and you will not be dissappointed. We went here nearly every night of our stay just for a drink cos it was friendly and resonably...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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