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Piazza IX Aprile, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely church, somehow better when it's evening, beautiful location on piazza. Go in and sit quietly.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank shaunmacklin
Reviewed August 8, 2019

This is a beautiful building, well worth a visit. It is surrounded by beautiful trees, Corso Umberto and artists doing portraits nightly not to mention the Piazza April for views of Mt Etna. Spectacular place.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

This church sat in such a great strategic spot from the square (Piazza IX Aprile) and we were very curious about it. We walked up the stairs and found the door open. Inside was very quiet. There wasn't much to see which led me to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

The old city is one main road with many narrow streets and alleys going off to either side. As you walk there are many sites to see and explore like this one.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RustyHaigh12
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Church sadly not easily accessible for disabled but lovely square and fabulous views. Well worth the walk from Cathedral. Even photographed gold finches in trees adjacent to church !!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

The position of this church is an invite to enter it, and it does not disappoint. Great architecture and plenty to see inside make it well worth climbing the steps.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mike r
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

This beautiful church dominates the main square in Taormina. There are many,many churches throughout Taormina but I thought this one was very pretty both inside & outside and was worth a posting.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

You can't go anywhere in Italy without meeting up with a church so its best to see them all if all possible.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

One of best views we seen in Sicily:) we havent seen much anyway:) but this was a highlight after a trip to Etna. Great panoramic views. Worth to sit have coffee snd gelato and just observe others:)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank joo31
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Lovely, medieval Roman Catholic church. It has a baroque façade and is located in the touristy Old Town section, on Corso Umberto . . . the sightseer’s shopping pedestrian street. The nice square in front of the church enhances its beauty. The exterior is relatively...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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