Basilica Della Collegiata

4.6 Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Via Etnea, 3, 95124 Catania CT, Italy
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-095313447
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Also known as Santa Maria Dell’ Elemosina, this church in Catania is a classic example of Sicilian Baroque style of architecture. Dating back to the 18th century, the design of the church is attributed to the Angelo Italia who changes the orientation of the previous structure that stood on the ground of the church and destroyed in the devastating earthquake of 17th century. The majestic facade was designed by Stefano Ittar and exhibits stunning architectural beauty.

The church has two orders; the first one features six tone columns and the second one has four large statues.

Attractions include:

  • Six stone columns surmounted by a balustrade.
  • Statues of St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Agatha and St. Apollonia
  • High altar, with an icon of the Virgin with a Child
  • The Immaculate altar followed by a marble balustrade; over which is a marble statue of the Madonna.
  • The basilica plan, with a nave and two aisles divided by two pilasters, and three apses
  • 18th-century wooden organ and a wooden choir.
  • Holy Sacrament Chapel
  • Frescos and bells

Basilica Della Collegiata Hours

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Basilica Della Collegiata

  • Bus

  • La Collegiata

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  • Basilica Della Collegiata Address: Via Etnea, 3, 95124 Catania CT, Italy
  • Basilica Della Collegiata Contact Number: +39-095313447
  • Basilica Della Collegiata Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Basilica Della Collegiata Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Basilica Della Collegiata(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Basilica Della Collegiata: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 29.83% of people who visit Catania include Basilica Della Collegiata in their plan

  • 41.44% of people start their Basilica Della Collegiata visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Basilica Della Collegiata

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

62.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Basilica Della Collegiata

People normally club together Teatro Massimo Bellini and A' Piscaria Mercato Del Pesce while planning their visit to Basilica Della Collegiata.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Basilica Della Collegiata Reviews & Ratings

  • There are so beautiful churches in Italy, but the place is quite beautiful and cut size. The basilica sometimes may use a wedding hall that there are some wedding events in a weekend.

  • Just one world, wonderful

  • Don't miss it

  • Place to see

  • Small but beautiful church, especially its exterior building is exquisite.

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