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Palazzo dei Giurati, the town hall, is located near the Main Church, along the famous Corso Umberto, in the historic center of Taormina. The property, which dates back to 1700, now only retains the main facade overlooking the Corso Umberto.
Corso Umberto 217, Taormina
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
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
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
It is a noble palace in the Catalan Gothic style built in 1412.
Vico Romano 14, 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