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A place that is a journey through history. A church and a cloister where architecture, light and art capture attention, staring a visual and spatial experience that will be memorable and impressive. From a convent to a prison, from the fifteenth to...more
We found this church by happenstance, after the Tourist Office in Modica suggested to us that we park our car in a street nearby, and then walk down to the Cathedral. Before taking the car again, we decided to visit the church and the cloister...More
This was an unexpected treat. We were advised by a helpful local that the church was open on the day of our visit, and we were very lucky to see it. This building has been lost as a church for ober 100 years, and was...More
This apparently has been a prison sonic the reunification of Italy until 2 years ago. It opened a month ago so we were very lucky to be able to visit. (Closed at 1330) We had a very helpful and informative young lady show us around...More
We had read about the Catalan Gothic fascade of this church, believing that that was all there was to see of this ruined church. However we felt that it deserved to be on our must see list. As we were walking around Modica Alta we...More
We were lucky to see this beautiful building with lots of stories for the visitors. It only opened 3 weeks ago. It was a church and after (until 2011) was a jail. You will have a guide that will help you to understand what has...More
This church and monastery is located within the grounds of the Modica correctional facility and is only open on Saturday mornings between 10 and noon. We went as part of an organised tour, but sole travellers are equally welcome, as no reservation appears to be...More
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LAP_AssCult, Direttore at Santa Maria del Gesu, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016
Thanks for your appreciation.
We want to let you know that since 20th of august churc and cloister are opened from tuesday to sunday in the morning from 10 to 13 and in the afternoon from 16 to 20.
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