The area of the Byzantine tombs of Taormina was discovered during construction work on the channeling of the water carried by the City of Taormina along the Via Pirandello in 1996.
According to the latest figures the dating of the tombs was expected to reach the late imperial age or Byzantine. Also coming from the cemetery precious gold kept in the medal of Syracuse and shown to the citizens of Taormina during the inauguration of the Museum of Badia. These findings are witness that Taormina has been home to one of the oldest Christian communities of the island.
Amazing sight | Regional Naturalistic Museum
Roman Thermal BathsThe ground plan of the baths does not appear to follow the canonical axial type.
Probably, already in the advanced 1st century AD, this side of the forum seems to have already benn occupied by the bath-building
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Taormina
Porta MessinaThe gate provide access to the heart of Taormina, the most beautiful part of history and visited the city.
The gates were built in the city’s fortification walls and provide access to the heart of Taormina.
Corso Umberto, 1 Taormina
The so-called Naumachia is a large building made up of a brick wall.
via naumachie, 13 taormina
Very suggestive sight!
Via Madonna della Rocca, Taormina