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Erroneamente viene riportato come Duomo di Taormina la chiesa di S. Caterina, mentre la vera Cattedrale, intitolata a S. Nicolò di Bari, non è nemmeno recensita.
Piazza Duomo, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews last supper works of art saint nicholas marble columns san nicola beautiful cathedral old church the main street interesting architecture piazza duomo worth a visit watch the world fountain worship altar centuries doorway
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cattedrale di San Nicola di Bari (Duomo di Taormina) is also called the "fortress cathedral" and was erected in the XIII century on the ruins of a church dedicated to St. Nicholas of Bari. The building underwent numerous reconstructions during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 120Roxana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a tour when we entered this Cathedral. It was so impressive with architectural design and symbolism. It's not the highlight of Taormina but does give you a sense of religious culture and a feel for those that worship in it. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not terribly impressed with the cathedral. Perhaps I was just tired but it seemed austere and plain.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very distinctive facade, it's located on one side of the Piazza Duomo, almost overshadowed by the Quattro Fountain.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A lovely church in a beautiful square. Free admission and really it only takes a few minutes to visit it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PrimeTimeV
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The inside is Gothic, but the wonderful old facade shows how old the building really is. The main doorway with its broken pediment sits well within the plain front, and the renaissance doorway at the side is particularly beautiful. Inside is the wonderful Byzantine Madonna...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is not as outstanding as others in Sicily are. When we visited, there was religious service time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Lovely Duomo always busy and was lucky enough to see a wedding . Very old and worth a look inside but remember to take something to cover your shoulders

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank supersu50
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I preferred some of the smaller churches in the town to the cathedral. I was rather disappointed frankly, albeit there had been a couple of weddings so the flowers were still in full show but I didnt feel like I usually do in cathedrals. Having...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TimeTravellersWife
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Right in the middle of the centre lies the Cattedralr di Taormina. Stunning detailed features inside makes it definately worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
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