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The so-called Naumachia is a large building made up of a brick wall.
via naumachie, 13 taormina
Built by the Arabs about 400 meters high on the rock of Monte Tauro
Via Madonna della Rocca, 9 Taormina
One of the most fascinating monuments of Taormina.
Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina
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
Erected in 1440, Porta Catania gate, is a fortification walls and provide access to the heart of Taormina, to the south to Corso Umberto.
Corso Umberto, 259 Taormina
The church was built outside the walls, near the ancient church of St. Catherine of Alexandria, by the monks of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins who arrived in Taormina in 1559. The existing church of St. Catherine of Alexandria dated back to 1400, next to it was built in 1551 the Capuchin monastery. The convent was sold to the Capuchin Fathers on April 27th of 1610, at a price of 2,000 forints, with the consent of the Archbishop of Messina and the Spaniard Pietro Ruiz de Valdeviesco, to enlarge the convent. The nobles and some citizens promised to pay the said sum at the same time the sale decided to build another church dedicated to S. Caterina inside the walls. On the main façade there is a beautiful portal ogivo, whose jambs are stone of Taormina, and whose lintel fitting shelves is in red marble of Taormina. Above the lintel there is the very ornate ogivo arc, and the sides of the jambs there are two twisted columns, and the entire portal is framed by a decorative black lava pumice, in the traditional style tauromenitano. The portal of the church of the Capuchins is dominated by a rectangular window, […]
Via de I Cappuccini, Taormina
The Church of Saint Pancrazio is one of the most important churches in Taormina
Piazza San Pancrazio 44, Taormina
The area of the Byzantine tombs of Taormina.
via Bagnoli Croce Taormina