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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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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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Lovely to visit

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 13, 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

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

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 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.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

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

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

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

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 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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