Hotel Catania Centro (ex La Vecchia Palma) - Via Etnea 668, 95128 Catania

Stesicoro square

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Stesicoro square

The largest square in Via Etnea after that of the Duomo and one of the most popular is because of its centrality to the adjacency to the city market operating every day. A Plaza where ancient Roman and Baroque architecture in fact, precisely in Piazza Stesicoro, lie the remains of the Roman amphitheatre dating from the 2nd or 3rd century a.d., from which come in and visit the ancient city. Behind the Amphitheater the facade of the Church of the Capuchins, in front of the monument to Vincenzo Bellini, one of the most famous composer of the nineteenth century, all bordered on the North by Palazzo Tezzano and Palazzo del Toscano, West the stock exchange Palace and the Church of Sant’Agata alla Fornace and Palazzo Beneventano East.