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Discover 7 places to see in Taormina

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Duomo di Taormina

Il Duomo di Taormina è una chiesa medievale dedicata a San Nicola di Bari situata lungo il corso Umberto nelle vicinanze di Porta Catania.

Cenni al culto

San Nicola di Bari
San Pancrazio di Taormina, discepolo di San Pietro Apostolo durante il passaggio di quest'ultimo a Taormina.

Epoca romana

La tradizione indica in Pancrazio il primo vescovo della diocesi di Taormina nominato personalmente da San Pietro.

Epoca bizantina

Sull'area dell'attuale tempio sorgevano le vestigia di una precedente basilica medievale dedicata a San Nicola di Bari verosimilmente già edificata su preesistente luogo di culto


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Isola Bella (Taormina)

Isola Bella (Sicilian: Ìsula Bedda) is a small island near Taormina, Sicily, southern Italy. Also known as The Pearl of the Ionian Sea, it is located within a small bay on the Ionian Sea; it was a private property owned by Florence Trevelyan until 1990, when it was bought by the Region of Sicily, being turned into a nature reserve, administrated by the Italian branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature. There is a narrow path that often connects the island to the mainland beach. The island has a small and rather rocky beach which is a popular destination for sunbathers.

History

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NATURALISTIC MUSEUM OF ISOLABELLA AND VILLA CARONIA

The islet of Isolabella is declared of historical and artistic interest and subject to the discipline of protection from 1984. Isolabella is set in the middle of a beautiful Bay designated by Capo Sant'Andrea and Capo Taormina. The "Campos" after its last owner (Hon. Prof. G. Cann) and consists of a main house red and surrounded by a land of about 1.60 acres which joins harmoniously with the underlying Capo Taormina. The site has an uneven orography in the South-South East where dense vegetation is of Mediterranean scrub, while the North-North East presents a less acclive morphology, where the


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Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano (Taormina)

Il trecentesco Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano di Taormina è un capolavoro dell'arte gotica siciliana con elementi caratteristici di epoca araba e normanna. Originariamente di proprietà della famiglia di origine spagnola De Spuches (o De Spucches), Duchi di Santo Stefano di Briga e Principi di Galati, il palazzo è stato acquisito dal Comune di Taormina nel 1964 e destinato a sede della Fondazione Mazzullo.

Storia

Il palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano nasce, nella sua forma attuale, tra la fine del Trecento ed i primi del Quattrocento per accogliere la famiglia De Spuches. Esso è parte integrante


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ANCIENT THEATRE

Among the marvels of the province of Messina: the Greek-Roman Theatre of Taormina.
It was created by the Greeks in the third century b.c. and later modified by the Romans.
After that of Syracuse is the largest theatre of Greek origin of whole Sicily.
Taormina stone blocks (similar to marble) are located under the stage, typical way of building of the Greeks.
In later centuries the Romans began their work of renovation and expansion for which it took a decade.


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Teatro antico di Taormina

The Ancient theatre of Taormina ("Teatro antico di Taormina" in italian language) is an ancient Greek theatre, in Taormina, southern Italy, built in the third century BC.

Description

The ancient theatre (the teatro greco, or "Greek theatre") is built for the most part of brick, and is therefore probably of Roman date, though the plan and arrangement are in accordance with those of Greek, rather than Roman, theatres; whence it is supposed that the present structure was rebuilt upon the foundations of an older theatre of the Greek period. With a diameter of 120 metres (390 ft) (after an expansion


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