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Description: 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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Cute little church at the heart of Taormina

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 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.

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Londo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My wife and myself are Catholics so went there for Mass on sunday and were pleasantly surprised that there was a special service going on. The architecture of the structure was simple yet inspiring, warm and cosy. It was not huge but spacious enough and welcoming

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Since the old duomo was destroyed, this one is very young by European standards. Nonetheless, the inside was beautiful and the clock tower with the astronomical clock and the figurines that move were fascinating.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Personally, all the churches in Taormina is OK, nothing too spectacular compared to those that we seen in Palermo. They probably have lots of history behind them, but unfortunately, I couldn't find much information on them in English or French, hence we were just browsing in and out within 2 minutes of our visit. In actual fact, during our visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stopped by Santa Caterina while strolling through the streets of Taormina. It was very nice and worth a stop if you are walking by, but probably not worth a special trip just to see it. But it is on the way to the Greek Theatre, so you will want to stick your head in for a look.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We visited Santa Caterina for a concert given by a Flute orchestra from CAtania and the church was absolutely packed - partly I think because it was a very wet evening! Just before the programme began, the presenter gave the audieace a really full and interesting history of the church in English as well as Italian. This was much appreciated.... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Walking along Corso Umberto in the direction of the Greek Roman Theatre is this last church in order of arrangement. I personally visited it in the evening and I can admit that it is very delicious and pleasant place to visit, not big in fact its interior is small and consists of a small central nave flanked by small wooden... More 

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