San Benedetto Church

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The monastery church, still occupied by Benedictine monks, was destroyed in 1693 and rebuilt in the baroque style. Its impressive façade, the work of Francesco Battaglia, faces onto Via Corciferi. After exploring the foundations of a Roman house and the parlour, visitors ascend the massive staircase of "Angels", a masterpiece of baroque art (1763) and enter the church. Colourful marble, frescoes depicting Saint Benedict and semi-precious stones set the scene in the lavish interior!

Useful information

Address:

Via Teatro Greco 2 Catania

Phone:

+39 095 715 0499

Opening hours

tours after Sun morning office

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