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This is a very small church on the main street. Well worth a little of your time when exploring... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Small peaceful church

This small church on the main street of Taormina always has it's door open. Step inside for a quiet... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
RRaposoMiami
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Miami, Florida
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A temple of Zeus was converted to this church with the introduction of Christianity.
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Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gorgeous parish church and a peaceful haven in a bustling tourist town. Great statues and very reverent

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhilipT411
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very small church on the main street. Well worth a little of your time when exploring this lovely town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This small church on the main street of Taormina always has it's door open. Step inside for a quiet moment away from the hordes of tourists. A large simple, yet classic, center chandelier hangs from the dark wooden ceiling. You'll get the feeling of stepping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RRaposoMiami
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We used this beautiful little church in our navigation of the streets of Taormina. Our hotel was just above it and the shopping areas were adjacent. We saw lots of weddings, here and at the other churches.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bartsbuds
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We came upon this by chance . It is a lovely old and peaceful church . It is here we lit a candle for a friend who had passed the day before.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a church near the centre of town. It is a lovely little church with some beautiful statues etc. A nice place to light a candle and say a prayer

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maisiemoo54
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A lovely little church with beautiful stone work. Has some old ruins within and information is available,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This free church is a great place to begin a tour of Taormina because by doing no more than standing in place and moving your head you will see representation of the entire history of Taormina from the Greeks to Rococo and Baroque art to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Unlike so many churches, Santa Catarina always seems to be open. Two interesting modern paintings at back of the church, either side of the entrance; one is a powerful , calvary subject , dark and full of pathos - the other a kitsch Madonna -...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank S7980GKpatricia
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The church looks old and pretty from the outside. Has a good location and is free to visit. Not much more to be said about it...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ravalus
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