Il Principe Hotel

Address: Via Alessi 20-26, Catania, Sicily, 95124, Italy | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Catania's Street Market.
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      Duomo di Siracusa

      A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 07, 2015

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      ... back to 500 BC, the Christians simply filled in the spaces to create a wall in the early eighteenth century. Therefore, there is a unique baroque facade on this archaic Greek temple. Ateneo writes of this temple's magnificence, referring to the temple’s gold and ivory doors. He even mentions a bronze shield on the pediment. Embedded in the walls of the church today is an inscription: Ecclesia Syracusana prima divi Petri filia prima ...

      Storm of the century & centuries-old salt & stone

      A travel blog entry by boeschenblog on Jan 06, 2015

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      ... Exploring the salt flats -- in operation since 700 BC when they were started by the Phoenicians. The ever-changing light -- even during the storm. The contrasts of historic and crumbling, and despairingly urban and crumbling. The emergence of Mt. Etna after the storm -- snow-coated and spilling ash out of its top, viewed through the frame of a Greek theater perched above the Ionian coastline. The elegance of the Corso of tiny ...

      Greek Theatre

      A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 06, 2015

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      Looking over the sea, seats would have hosted crowds to watch comedy's and tragedies on the floor below them. These performances were the genesis to the theatre culture we have today. Greeks performed in a full circle called the orchestra where dancers would act out the play. It wasn't until the Romans when stages began to be formed like we have today in our theatre culture. The arts ...

      Taormina to Palermo

      A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 05, 2015

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      Today we travelled from Taormina (left about 10.30am) to Palermo with Carmelo who was a great driver. He brought us safely to excelsior palace after about 3 hours. We had a bit of a walk around Palermo before heading out for dinner. It is sometimes an interesting experience with the ...

      Taormina

      A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 04, 2015

      1 comment, 21 photos

      Today we had a fairly leisurely morning before heading out for lunch to a nice ristorante "Grandula" with a nice view. We then caught a taxi and checked out the harbour down the hill which we have been viewing all week. We also viewed the first Greek colony of Sicily founded in 734BC by ...