TripAdvisor Reviews Xenios Catania
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This visit makes up for most of the morning and we spend the rest of the day sightseeing in the rain and up and down Via Etnea, the main shopping street that runs straight from Piazza del Duomo up to the foothills below Etna for what it feels a thousand times.
So we decided to head for the airport early and we sat exhausted waiting to board the plane, dreaming of a sunny Rome.
... es una ciudad con mucho que ver con una calle principal ancha llena de tiendas muy agradable
Tras cenar polpettes y descubrir muy a nuestro pesar que no eran pulpitos hemos vuelto a la habitación extremadamente artística de nuestro hostal.
Yes the views from our room in the B&B have met the expectations. The top of Mount Etna full of snow on the right and the sea on the left. ...
We bumped into some cars when arriving in Taormine trying to negotiate the narrow and steep streets but locals must be used to it because nobody got angry about it.
After so much stress on the road, the dinner and the walk around the city has left us in a really good mood. It is a beautiful city and we are looking forward to seeing it in the daylight and we have been told that the view from the balcony of our room with the sea and the volcano is ...
This cathedral is truly a rarity. One can see the transformation this sacred place has gone through from an ancient Greek temple to a cathedral with Medieval and Baroque architecture. Its metamorphosis throughout history is evident just by looking at the architecture of this church.
This sacred place has over 2,400 years of history. The cathedral was founded on the ruins of the Temple of Athena, built by the tyrant Gelon. The Doric ...
... the Romans picked it up and added their own influence. The Romans were able to built the arts because of the power of the empire. Only when citizens feel safe and provided for, can they begin to focus on things like dramatic performance. But because of the drastic power the empire possessed, the richness of culture grew with it. This was revolutionary for culture and society of its ...