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Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 1 week ago

In St Nicholas Cathedral you can see and enjoy the beauty of architecture and art. It is accessable by going up a number of steps at the side of the cathedral.

Thank Dorothy370
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral has a very pretty and interesting exterior aspect. The interior, like most of the churches we visited in Sicily, is very plain with the exception of the alter area.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 18 September 2018

One of the ”must see” in Noto! It is quit breathtaking and I think you should take your time and realy tak it all in.

Thank Catharina R
Reviewed 30 August 2018

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

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is a really special and impressive Monument. The building seems to glow from inside in copper Colour in the late afternoon light. But of course many many tourists.

Thank Verena S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

There are many beautiful churches to visit in Noto. The Cathedral lies along the main road of the town and dominates it. It has many works of art and one can find information both online and as hard copy. Make sure you have a look...More

2  Thank Marcel Z
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Rennie C
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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
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