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Chiesa di Santa Catarina

Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 891 5631
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Cute little church at the heart of Taormina

This is a cute little church that takes you to the past. There is quite a few tourists coming in... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
London, United Kingdom
quiet reflection

very peaceful. a lovely little church good for reflection and a break from shopping on the corso... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
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A temple of Zeus was converted to this church with the introduction of Christianity.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“well worth a quick visit.”
3 weeks ago
“Close to one of the city's palaces that hosts tourist information”
Largo Santa Caterina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 891 5631

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Reviewed 8 August 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.

Thank pipoquinha
Reviewed 2 July 2015

very peaceful. a lovely little church good for reflection and a break from shopping on the corso umberto.

Thank N L
Reviewed 18 June 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...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My wife and myself are Catholics so went there for Mass on sunday and were pleasantly surprised that there was a special service going on. The architecture of the structure was simple yet inspiring, warm and cosy. It was not huge but spacious enough and...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Since the old duomo was destroyed, this one is very young by European standards. Nonetheless, the inside was beautiful and the clock tower with the astronomical clock and the figurines that move were fascinating.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Personally, all the churches in Taormina is OK, nothing too spectacular compared to those that we seen in Palermo. They probably have lots of history behind them, but unfortunately, I couldn't find much information on them in English or French, hence we were just browsing...More

Thank KK2104
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We stopped by Santa Caterina while strolling through the streets of Taormina. It was very nice and worth a stop if you are walking by, but probably not worth a special trip just to see it. But it is on the way to the Greek...More

1  Thank R S
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We visited Santa Caterina for a concert given by a Flute orchestra from CAtania and the church was absolutely packed - partly I think because it was a very wet evening! Just before the programme began, the presenter gave the audieace a really full and...More

Thank Tavymomo
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

Walking along Corso Umberto in the direction of the Greek Roman Theatre is this last church in order of arrangement. I personally visited it in the evening and I can admit that it is very delicious and pleasant place to visit, not big in fact...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 11 June 2013

This is a good place to shelter from the summer heat. Many will gather on the steps of the fountain outside to watch a wedding party emerge.

1  Thank BarbadosAdrian
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