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Important 18th century noble palace, located in the heart of Catania.
Piazza Cavour Catania, CT 95125
Catania, piazza Cavour: Buy in Sicily Real Estate offers the exclusive sale of a magnificent historic building from the late eighteenth century, located in the heart of the city of Catania. The property, to be restored, has an area of 1,174 m2 (ground floor, first floor and mezzanines); 421 square meters of extensibility on covered mezzanines on the first floor; 380 m2 of garden; 170 m2 terraces and balconies (overall 2,145 m2). This building assumes a profound significance for the historiography and for the local architectural culture, because it is identified as one of the most interesting and significant examples of suburban architecture of a neoclassical architecture. The appearance of the building, due to its formal characteristics, seems to draw on the eclectic culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in a very sophisticated and elegant form. The Palace today is acclaimed as a Monument and belongs to the building production that developed from the second half of the 18th century. Ideal as a hotel or B&B
Last renovation details: da ristrutturare
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Piazza Cavour (Borgo) represents one of the TWO MAIN pillars in the new rebuilding and expansion of the city of Catania after the earthquake of 1693. Piazza Cavour is the site of the MAIN fireworks of the feast of Santa Agata in devout gratitude for the welcome, in the church of Santa Agata al Borgo, of the survivors displaced after the eruption of 1669 and for the rebuilding and new expansion of the city of Catania from Piazza Cavour (Borgo) after the earthquake of 1693. The feast of SANTA AGATA, Patroness of the city of Catania is the THIRD most important and attended religious festival in the world (after the Holy Week in Seville and the Corpus Domini festival in Guzco in Peru) precisely because of the number of people it involves and attracts, including the devotees who return for the days of the Agatine celebrations from the 5 Continents in accordance with the Vows offered of which they obtained a Grace from the Saint.