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Taormina in Messina, Sicily, Italy
 

Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria / Chiesa di Santa Caterina D'Allesandria

 
 
Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Gallant Jamison, June 14, 2019
1. Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria Marker
Inscription.  
Sec. XVII - stile barocco - costruita sull' odeon romano - la statua della santa e' datata 1493 - altrua statua sulla la facciata notevole la cripta

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XVIIth Century - Baroque - built on the site of the Roman Odeon - the saint’s statue dates to 1493 - note the statue on the facade and the remarkable crypt
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1493.
 
Location. 37° 51.229′ N, 15° 17.298′ E. Marker is in Taormina, Sicilia (Sicily), in Messina. Marker is on Largo S. Caterina (Saint Catherine Piazzetta), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taormina, Sicilia 98039, Italy. Touch for directions.

 
Above is the sign indicating that the Church is on the Saint Catherine Square or Piazzetta. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Gallant Jamison
2. Above is the sign indicating that the Church is on the Saint Catherine Square or Piazzetta.
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Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Gallant Jamison
3. Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Saint’s Statue above main entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Gallant Jamison
4. Saint’s Statue above main entrance
Dates to 1493
Crypt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Gallant Jamison
5. Crypt
To left of Church’s main entrance
<i>Palazzo Corvaia e Chiesa S. Caterina</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Ed. F. Galipi Crupi, circa 1940s
6. Palazzo Corvaia e Chiesa S. Caterina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2019, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 14, 2019, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California.   6. submitted on June 16, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022