Modica’s Duomo di San Giorgio


The Cathedral of San Giorgio in Modica is a magnificent example of the late Baroque architecture that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, “Late Baroque Towns of Val di Noto.” The construction of the original church in this form started in 1643, however, After the devastating 1693 earthquake, during which the roof collapsed, reconstruction began in 1702 and continued for subsequent decades.

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  1. Beautiful cathedral! Love the backlit photo.

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