Messina Cathedral

Local nameDuomo di Messina
LocationMessina, Italy

Messina Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Messina, Sicily. Formerly the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Messina, it became in 1986 the archiepiscopal seat of the Archdiocese of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela.

In June 1947 Pope Pius XII granted it the status of a minor basilica.

The current building is the final result of some twentieth-century reconstructions, which took place following the disastrous earthquake that struck Messina in 1908 and the heavy damages that happened during World War II.

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Opening hours

Daily: 7:30 am - 7 pm

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +39 090 668 4111

Address Piazza Duomo, 98122 Messina, Italy

Coordinates 38°11'32.044" N 15°33'19.072" E

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