"MESSINA GATE" Porta Messina Tip by balhannah

Porta Messina, Taormina: 2 reviews and 3 photos

  Messina gate - Taormina
by balhannah

We have climbed the hill and are about to enter Taormina, via the Messina Gate.
This Gate, restored at the beginning of the 19th century, was named Porta Ferdinanda when it was opened in 1808 by Ferdinand IV of Bourbon. At the top of the Arch, is a tablet in memory of this occassion.

Website: http://www.taormina.it/what-to-see/going-through-the-city

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  • Written Oct 18, 2011
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