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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Address : 

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
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Corso Umberto I
Corso Umberto I
The Corso Umberto I is the ideal place
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St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras was the first bishop of
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Corvaja palace (Palazzo Corvaja)
Corvaja palace (Palazzo Corvaja)
Arab foundations and courtyard; Gothic
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Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
On a balcony overlooking the sea, a
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Taormina Castle
Taormina Castle
On the summit of Monte Tauro (reached by
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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
0:15
Corso Umberto I
Corso Umberto I
The Corso Umberto I is the ideal place
0:15
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras' Church of Taormina
St Pancras was the first bishop of
0:15
See all