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The church, while historic, is small and fairly plain. It was therefore a delight to find that much of the interior was taken up with a large nativity scene, made in timber, re-creating the town of Bethlehem.
The point comes when you get church fatigue...More
The Church is located at the end (or at the beginning, depending on your arrival in the Sicilian town) of Corso Umberto, Taormina's main street, with its shops, its bars and restaurants, historic buildings that make it a beautiful setting.
S. Antonio Abate is in...More
Find this tiny former church just south of Porta Catania at southern end of Corso Umberto. The nativity diorama was crafted with love to give the impression of Christ's birthplace had He been born in Sicily. We spent 15 minutes looking at the many fascinating...More
This is a very small church situated just outside Porta Catania at the end of Corso Umberto. The main feature of the church is an impressive model of Taormina in the past. For a small non-obligatory donation, it's worth having a look if you're passing...More
This little church is notable for the nativity scene that dominates the entire interior. It depicts life in a Sicilian village with the manger scene incorporated in the daily village life. The amount of detail is amazing.
With so much natural beauty around why waste time visiting this third rate church. So what ! The nativity seen is not even entering the church to see. Skip this one and just go to the beach below and PRAY for good weather instead.