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Lovely local church - worth a visit.

We went to the Feast of the Assumption here. Fantastic local parish energy and a great sense of... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Chris G
Excellent Village Nativity Diorama

This is one of Modica's beautiful grand churches. BUT, there is an additional reason to visit this... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Sue G
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Via Marchesa Tedeschi, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 351 102 4360
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We went to the Feast of the Assumption here. Fantastic local parish energy and a great sense of community. Of interest is the large nativity scene (any size coin will operate the lights) and the north aisle chapel which clearly survived the 1693 earthquake and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Chris G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is one of Modica's beautiful grand churches. BUT, there is an additional reason to visit this church. A side chapel space holds a very large and intricate diorama It depicts a nativity scene set in an entire hillside village, circa 1881. We spent a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sue G
Reviewed 30 October 2016

beautiful and very richly decorated, residents very proud and very willing to tell tourists about it

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank louisarobyn
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and historical church located in the lower down town of Modica. Easy to find and well known from the local people. Offers unique architectures and style a bit different from the other artistic current that represent the majority of Modica's constructions. The roof especially...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ToninoG1974
Reviewed 28 June 2016

it's a good mplace easy to find,inside there is a paint about modica in the past with a lot bridges. the style the tample is Borocco, too nice!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Rocco P
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem is a nice little church with a dark peaceful interior located in the center of town.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This church is close to the center in lower Modica. It has a lovely interior with a very nice painted ceiling. The outside of the church does not indicate its interior would be so beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank JuergenWDobler
Reviewed 10 February 2016

It was incredibly hot when I was in Modica so this church was a welcome relief. It is well worth a visit, very ornate and pretty, and tucked off to the side so it's cool and quiet

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AifricF
Reviewed 28 May 2015

A short stroll from the centre - worth a little look though. Quite dark inside. If I'm honest the thing I remember most about it was the cafe/ bar almost next door to it called 'The Holy Bar'.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank GINNIELincolnshire
Reviewed 15 April 2015

While visiting Monica we visited Chiesa di Santa Maria de Betlem. It was a nice change from the tradition Baroque churches in Sicily. The colors were much softer and it was in excellent condition. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Rosanne M
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