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Chiesa di Santa Catarina

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Address: Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 333 891 5631

A temple of Zeus was converted to this church with the introduction of...

A temple of Zeus was converted to this church with the introduction of Christianity.

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

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

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

Thank damzel2407
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
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
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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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 lovely to see. We sat and listened to a young boy practising his piano lessons... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Visit the place while you are making your evening walk as there is not much to do in Taormina. It is better to visit after dark and you will enjoy this small church with some lovely paintings.

Thank buciIstanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Beautiful little church especially at night time. Nothing too ornate nice and simple,a couple of lovely paintings inside.

Thank Umb0ng0
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a cute little church that takes you to the past. There is quite a few tourists coming in and out. However I didn't see when there was a service.

Thank pipoquinha
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

very peaceful. a lovely little church good for reflection and a break from shopping on the corso umberto.

Thank N L
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Well worth a walk through and a stop for drinks both at night and during the day. Lots going on with street performers, and at night live music. The jazz band are really good We even saw a wedding at the cathedral which drew in the crowds.

Thank Dave A

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