Amphitheatre Roman amphitheatre in Catania Right on the Piazza Stesicoro, along the Via Etnea between the University and the Via Bellini are the remains of the Roman Amphitheatre (Anfiteatro) of Catania.
Archaeological Underground Tour of Catania will allow you to witness a large chunk of the historical heritage of the ancient Roman city. Archaeological Underground Tour of Catania will allow you to witness a large chunk of the historical heritage of the ancient Roman city.
The Basilica della Collegiata (also known as Santa Maria dell'Elemosina) is a church in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. Finished in 1768, it is an example of Sicilian Baroque. The church was built in the early 18th century, after the earthquake of 1693 that had destroyed most of the city.
Discover The Butterfly House Monteserra Butterfly House, the first in southern Italy, is a tropical green house where hundreds of butterflies, the world most beautiful ones, fly around visitors. You can observe them at close range among a lush vegetation and discover their life cycle.
Un portone ad arco a tutto sesto, ornato di fregi neoclassici, ed un marmoreo scalone, fiancheggiato da un'elegante balaustra, immettono in casa Verga al 2° piano. Una casa che colpisce il visitatore per l'austera sobrietà ben lontana dallo sfarzo, dal kitsch talora, del sontuoso ‘monumento’ "Il Vittoriale degli Italiani" che Gabriele d'Annunzio costruì a se stesso a Gardone Riviera. Eloquenti testimonianze di due antitetiche personalità e stili di vita.
The Castello Normanno ("Norman Castle"), or alternatively the Castello di Aci ("Castle of Aci"; Sicilian: Casteddu di Iaci), is a castle located in Aci Castello in the Province of Catania in Sicily. The castle is situated on a rocky outcrop jutting out into the sea.
Castello Ursino (Sicilian: Casteddu Ursinu, lit. 'Bear Castle'), also known as Castello Svevo di Catania, is a castle in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It was built in the 13th century as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily, and is mostly known for its role in the Sicilian Vespers, when it became the seat of the Sicilian Parliament.
Catania Cathedral, dedicated to Saint Agatha, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It was the seat of the Bishops of Catania until 1859, when the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese, and since then has been the seat of the Archbishops of Catania.
Chiesa di San Placido, Catania, Italy. 111 likes. La chiesa di San Placido si trova a Catania, nell'omonima piazza nel quartiere Civita, e nelle...
The Church of Sant'Agata al Carcere was built exactly at the place where the holy Agatha, the patron saint of the city of Catania, was detained before their martyrdom.
St. Benedict’s Church. It’s located at the beginning of via Crociferi, the Saint Benedict’s Church is an example of late baroque architecture in Catania. It was rebuilt immediately after the earthquake in 1693 with the S. Benedict’s arch, that was erected in 1704.
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The Cyclopean Isles, noted for their rows of basaltic columns piled one above another, lie not far from Mount Etna off the eastern coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea.
For the lovers of diving, the Cyclops Marine Protected area has produced nine official itineraries. At the centre of the marina stands the imposing Lachea Isle, an islet of only seven hectares, which, thanks to the red lizards with red spots in its neck, the endemic Podarcis sicula ciclopica, it has become an integral Natural Reserve in 1998.
Fontana dell'Amenano is located in Catania. To visit Fontana dell'Amenano on your trip to Catania, use our Catania online trip builder.
Taking centre stage on Catania's showpiece Piazze del Duomo is the city's most memorable monument, the smiling Fontana dell'Elefante (Fountain of the Elephant; 1736). Made of lava stone and dating from the Roman period, the comical statue is of an adorable elephant, known locally as Liotru and the symbol of the city.
The Giardino Bellini (also known as Villa Bellini; English translation: "Bellini Garden") is the oldest urban park of Catania. It occupies 70.942 m².
I lavori per la costruzione del Giardino Pacini ebbero inizio ai tempi dell’Unità d’Italia, esattamente nel 1866 e terminarono nel 1879, quando gli venne dato il nome del musicista e compositore catanese Giovanni Pacini, vissuto nel XIX secolo, la cui fama era stata sempre oscurata da quella di Bellini.
La struttura è ben organizzata e strutturata molti i servizi offerti ai clienti come il parcheggio e il ristorante che cucina piatti veramente gustosi. Buona la gestione dei titolari e ottimo il lavoro del personale molto disponibile. I prezzi sono nella media.
The monastery complex is located in the historical centre of the city of Catania, with the church of San Nicolò l'Arena.It shows architectonical integration of many styles through different centuries.
Today, the Monti Rossi are an ideal place for practicing sport and for some walks inside the pine wood nature trail. The path starts on the west craters side, close to the camping entrance.
Mount Etna, or Etna (/ ˈ ɛ t n ə /; Italian: Etna or Mongibello [mondʒiˈbɛllo]; Sicilian: Mungibeddu [mʊndʒɪbˈbɛɖɖʊ] or â Muntagna; Latin: Aetna), is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Metropolitan City of Catania, between the cities of Messina and Catania.
Museo Civico Belliniano. 169 likes. Il Museo Civico Belliniano di Catania è la casa natale dello storico compositore siciliano Vincenzo Bellini.
Il Museo Diocesano di Catania si configura quale museo della Cattedrale e della sede vescovile medesima, poiché ne custodisce prioritariamente tutto l’arredo mobile storico.
Also on display are sketches and sculptures by fellow Catanian artist Eugenio Russo (1910–2000) and objects from the neighbouring Museo Belliniano, a museum dedicated to local composer Vincenzo Bellini.
Featuring multiple galleries and exhibits about the landing of the Allied forces in Sicily, Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943 brings history to life. See photos, newspaper clippings, and artifacts from World War II, and delve into the history surrounding the devastation that occurred in Sicily in 1943.
Let’s continue our walk and, after about two hundred meters, we come across Palazzo Riso – the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily. The Polo Regional Museum of Modern Art of Palermo is situated inside the magnificent Palazzo Belmonte Riso, dating back to the end of the eighteenth century and belonging to the Ventimiglia Princes of Belmonte.
Un antico nemico del Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena è tornato all'attacco. Stavolta nel ruolo di difensori dell'edificio ci saranno un gruppo di persone scelte e aiutate da un misterioso e anonimo hacker.
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The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania (16,000 m²), also known as the Hortus Botanicus Catinensis, is a botanical garden in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy.It is operated by the University of Catania botany department.
The Palazzo dei Chierici, also is known as the Clerks’ Seminary (which once housed it), it’s connected to the Saint Aghata’s Cathedral through an overpass that goes over Uzeda’s entrance. The inclution of building inside the city walls is its hallmark.
Palazzo degli Elefanti. Palazzo degli Elefanti (English: "Elephants Palace") is a historical building in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It currently houses the city's Town Hall.
Danneggiato pesantemente nel terremoto del 1693, fu da don Antonio Paternò VI Barone dei Manganelli ricostruito con gli architetti Alonzo Di Benedetto e Felice Palazzotto. I garibaldini nel 1860 saccheggiarono il Palazzo distruggendo il mobilio settecentesco.
Palazzo Platamone is a palace and is nearby to diocese of Catania and Piazza Duomo.
The Parco Archeologico Greco-Romano di Catania is home to three main structures, most notably the Teatro Romano (Roman Theater), once an opulent 7,000-seat theater constructed with a blend of marble and black lava stones, and the ancient amphitheater, once the largest of its kind in Sicily and seating up to 15,000.
Piazza del Duomo Cathedral Square with the symbol of Catania. The traffic-calm Piazza del Duomo is the centre of the city of Catania. The successful baroque composition of the square and the surrounding buildings was designed by the city architect of Catania, Giovanni Battista Vaccarini.
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Porta Garibaldi Monumental gate in honour of King Ferdinand IV At the end of Via Garibaldi standing pompously in the middle of the road is the Porta Garibaldi, originally called Porta Ferdinandea.
The “Porta Uzeda”, also known as “Porta Marina” because once cross it you can immediately get to port of Catania, it is located in the far south of Via Etna and, precisely, in Piazza Duomo.
La Riserva naturale integrale Isola di Lachea e Faraglioni dei Ciclopi è stata istituita dalla Regione Siciliana nel 1998 e affidata in gestione al CUTGANA (Centro interfacoltà dell'Università degli Studi di Catania).
Estesa circa 2000 ettari in Sicilia, la Riserva Naturale Orientata "Oasi del Simeto" è una delle aree piu’ singolari dell’isola per avifauna e interesse paesaggistico.
San Benedetto. San Benedetto is a church in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. Dedicated to St. Benedict of Nursia, it was built from April 1334, then it was destroyed by 1693 Sicily earthquake; only 5 nuns survived the disaster.
Catania Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Catania; Cattedrale di Sant'Agata), dedicated to Saint Agatha, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy.
The Teatro Massimo Bellini is an opera house in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. Named after the local-born composer Vincenzo Bellini, it was inaugurated on 31 May 1890 with a performance of the composer's masterwork, Norma. It seats 1,200.
Terme Achilliane is located in Catania. Use our Catania online trip maker to arrange your visit to Terme Achilliane and other attractions in Catania.
Le Terme dell'Indirizzo, un monumento del Parco archeologico greco-romano di Catania, si trovano nella parte settecentesca della città di Catania. Si tratta di alcuni resti di un complesso termale romano risalenti al II secolo [senza fonte].
Via dei Crociferi Church-lined street in Catania. The Via dei Crociferi extends from the Convent Crociferi to the church of San Francesco d'Assisi all'Immacolata at the Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi. The entire street is lined with churches from the 18 th Century.
Today strolling along Via Etnea is an exciting experience that brings to life the past in all of its splendor thanks to its endless succession of architectural and historical gems, its
It belonged at first to the Duke of San Donato, who, after the earthquake, acquired the Villa from Giuseppe Lanza, Duke of Camastra and rebuilder of Catania, and was purchased at a later time by the prince Domenico Rosso, III Prince of Cerami.