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Chiesa di Santa Catarina

Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 891 5631
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Interesting church

This church is situated close to the Porte Messina. I contains come interesting old statues... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2012
Incredible little Basilica

Yep, it's actually considered a Basilica by whoever decides those things. It's been very well... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2012
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A temple of Zeus was converted to this church with the introduction of Christianity.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 Oct 2016
“Very Simple”
13 Jan 2016
“Lovely to visit”
Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 891 5631

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Reviewed 19 September 2012

This church is situated close to the Porte Messina. I contains come interesting old statues, including a statue of St Catarina. The exterior is not very interesting.

1  Thank sussiogjacques
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Yep, it's actually considered a Basilica by whoever decides those things. It's been very well preserved and is incredibly built. There are signs around the church in a variety of languages explaining things about it, which we liked. The marble pillars are massive and 4...More

1  Thank zinger88
Reviewed 10 September 2012

as Duomos go, this one is quite small. Very quaint. Saw a number of brides leaving the church when in Taormina. Very picturesque.

Thank MazSuffolk
Reviewed 21 August 2012

This is a nice church, duomo as they call it, but in my opinion it doesn't have anything resemblance with the other domes (for example Milan which is impressive). Anyway in Taormina, the streets are the nicest thing and this duomo arises like an atraction,...More

1  Thank Alina_Ursu
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Interesting and takes only a few minutes. Would have been more impressed if we had not just done a lengthy tour of the churches in Rome....

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 June 2012

open until at least 8pm, more beautful when seen in twilight

2  Thank minerva10
Reviewed 14 June 2012

This is a very pretty church located at the main square. It is a pleasant break from the tourist shops.

1  Thank PATRICK S
Reviewed 21 May 2012

We saw two local weddings while we were visiting. Obviously this church is part of the local community. Nice to see

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 May 2012

My brother's wedding ceremony took place in this beautiful church, which is located on the Corso Umberto in Taormina. The venue was simply stunning; vibrant stained glass, cool classical marble and exquisite wall frescos. It made a special day even more memorable.

Thank Andie D
Reviewed 10 October 2011

a stark and beautiful stone interior with pink marble columns, and a polyptych from the 16th c. that is haunting.

Thank gitta45
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