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Duomo San Giorgio, Ragusa

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Must see · Religious Site · Architectural Building
Begun in 1744, Duomo San Giorgio was built after an earthquake destroyed its predecessor, which had stood as the area's main place of worship since the 14th century. The construction of the facade was finished in 1775, but the dome wasn't conceived and built until 1820. Admire the Baroque interior and examine some of the remains pulled from the rubble of the original church, which have been reassembled to give an idea of its magnificence. After your visit, relax in the plaza over which the cathedral presides, or head downhill toward the Ibleo gardens. To visit Duomo San Giorgio and get the most from your holiday in Ragusa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ragusa trip planner.
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  • This church is one of a kind. It dominates the square. Inside you will see the only church having curtains hanged between the columns. You can also have a small tour if the old church destroyed after....  more »
  • Very beautiful, and we were lucky to have a quick glimpse, before it closed for a wedding ceremony. Very picturesque view from the stairway.  more »
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  • Baroque Catholic church, unique in the hill in Ragusa. Rebuilt after an earthquake, now it's very big, very bright with lot of light due to the only dome over some which allows light coming through
  • Unique church on the hill in Ragusa. It was rebuilt totally after the earthquake in 1793. The church is very bright with lot of light due to unique dome over some which allows light coming through.The organ plays good music.
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