Sanctuary of the Madonna of Tears

The wonder, which occurred in 1953, was certainly not this sanctuary, a gigantic cone of concrete, built by the architects Andrault, Parat and Morandi and where the pilgrims abound in close-knit ranks. It was actually a picture of the Madonna which suddenly began to cry. Hence this impressive construction whose interior produces a great impression of vertigo and which commemorates the event.

Useful information

Address:

Via Santuario 3, 96100 Siracusa

Phone:

+39 0931 21446

Opening hours

7am-8pm

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