Things to Do in Catania

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Piazza Duomo

Duomo Square is the heart of Taormina. It is a small square in front of the main cathedral of the city. the Cathedral was built in 13th century and is one of the most visited sites of the city.There’s a fountain in the middle of the square, which gives the square a lively and fresh look.

Monastero dei Benedettini

Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena welcomes thousands of tourists all year long, for being the second oldest monasteries in Europe. The monastery is also one of the largest in Europe, so as a tourists zone it has a lot to share and show. It is included in the UNESCO world heritage list.

Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania

Catania Cathedral is the main dome and the religious center of Catania. It was constructed and built in 11th century. Today the original construction, which survived includes the two towers and the three semicircular apses, composed of large lava stones, most of them recovered from imperial Roman buildings.

Giardino Bellini

Bellini Garden is the oldest park in Catania. It preserved its medieval shape and colors till now. The garden is situated on a hillside. Bellini is one of the most romantic spaces in the area. It is an unforgettable park with flowerbeds, shaded boulevards, and benches and fountains.

Aci Castello

Norman Castle is a complex in Catania. It was constructed in 11th-century, and is considered a mixture of Nature and human mind. The castle stands on a black lava stone, in the middle of the sea. The castle had a great importance at it time; the town of Aci Castello developed around the castle.

Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania

This Greek-Roman Archaeological Park is situated in the historic centre of Catania. It offers beautiful glimpses of Catania Roman and Greek history. The park is an absolute must see, when you’re in Catania. There is much history and information to take in.

Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943

The Historic Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943 is dedicated to the Allied, landing on the southern coast of Sicily on July 10, 1943. The invasion of Sicily is considered the beginning Italy's liberation from fascism.

Museo Civico Castello Ursino

Ursino Castle, which now serves as a museum, was built in 13th century. It served as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily, and is mostly known for its role in the Sicilian history. It was built to stress royal power as well as for the defence of the capital.

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