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June 11, 2004

Sicily - Taormina: Greek Theatre

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As the name suggests, the Greek theatre was originally a Greek construction, but later changed by the Romans.
The Romans built the brick wall that now obstructs mosts of the view of
Mount Etna.
Still, it’s a marvellous atmosphere! The theatre is still used, today.

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Another view of Taormina from the Greek Theatre.

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