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The building is impressive inside as are the step. It is worth a visit on your tour of Noto among the other superb buildings on the main street. It is also worth seeing in the evening and night time particularly when sat at the excellent...More
The cathedral of St Nicholas is the most important place of worship in Noto being the cathedral of the Diocese since it was established in 1844.
It is dedicated to San Nicolò of Mira.
Construction works started in 1693 but because of the many earthquakes...More
This cathedral looks so impressive from the outside, a bit like the one in Palermo where on entering one cannot fail to be disappointed because the magnificance is not continued. However the wide and many steps up to the entrance are really something else again....More
There are endless cathedrals in Sicily and this is another, but it is not falling to bits like some others and the frescos inside are colourful and vibrant. The cathedral dominates the streetscape which itself is well worth wandering up and down taking in the...More
You will probably not miss this cathedral on your visit to Noto. It is the premier church of the city and admission is free. However the interior is rather disappointing being rather bland and uniform with few of the expected stone carvings. This is not...More
This is an exceptionally attractive building literally out shining it's equally impressive neighbours because of its recent renovation - that plus the steps. Inside is interesting - it has a modern feel again probably due to it's recent history. It is closed 13.00 to 15.00...More
La Cattedrale di San Nicolò is dedicated to San Nicolò of Mira and became a cathedral in 1844. The façade initially looks quite ordinary, it is the three tiered monumental staircase leading up to it, which steals the whole show. The façade has statues of...More
I don't know but you may about to enquire when you are in Sicily using Tourist information. I found church times did vary but most were open in the morning. Some in Ortigia closed at 14.00 or had short opening times to... More
I don't know but you may about to enquire when you are in Sicily using Tourist information. I found church times did vary but most were open in the morning. Some in Ortigia closed at 14.00 or had short opening times to protect art work. Good luck!