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a lovely welcome to the town

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carmen F
well worth a quick visit.

Unlike so many churches, Santa Catarina always seems to be open. Two interesting modern paintings... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
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4 weeks ago
“a lovely welcome to the town”
2 Jul 2018
“Well worth checking out for an historic overview of Taormina”
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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 lovely little church with beautiful stone work. Has some old ruins within and information is available,

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

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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

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...

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Although Taormina has numerous churches, this is one pretty lovely specimen and it's standing out. Also, it's the first church you'll come across if you're entering Taormina via Porta Messina.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just inside the city walls, another church, very simple, but still worth the visit.Very humbly decorated.

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The church is opened during the evening. Its is lite beautifully inside.Lovely building and free to visit.

Thank damzel2407
Reviewed 3 October 2015

You don't have to make a separate trip to view this church. Its right on the main street called Corso Umberto where all the action is. The church is small and you could visit this place in 5 minutes.

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Beautiful Church Just wish we did not have electric candles....just don't seem the same as the traditional ones.

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 16 September 2015

There are so many beautiful churches in Taormina, this church is situated just after you walk through the first city gates, on the Corso Umberton. The church is very tranquil and reverent. Also lots of beautiful weddings are officiated there, of which are always so...More

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