Naumachia

The blind redbrick arcades that can be seen in a small street parallel to the Corso Umberto I were probably used to support a huge cistern which formed part of a rectangular building. Their name recalls the naval battle spectaculars that the Romans were fond of.

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Via Giardinazzo

Nearby tourist attractions

Victor Emmanuel Square (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele)
Victor Emmanuel Square (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele)
This is the first square on the way down
15 minutes
Corso Umberto I
Corso Umberto I
The Corso Umberto I is the ideal place
15 minutes
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras was the first bishop of
15 minutes
Corvaja palace (Palazzo Corvaja)
Corvaja palace (Palazzo Corvaja)
Arab foundations and courtyard; Gothic
30 minutes
Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
On a balcony overlooking the sea, a
15 minutes
Taormina Castle
Taormina Castle
On the summit of Monte Tauro (reached by
30 minutes
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Victor Emmanuel Square (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele)
Victor Emmanuel Square (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele)
This is the first square on the way down
15 minutes
Corso Umberto I
Corso Umberto I
The Corso Umberto I is the ideal place
15 minutes
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras was the first bishop of
15 minutes
See all