Byzantine Necropolis - Taormina
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Byzantine Necropolis - Taormina

They are visible along the upper part of Via Pirandello, outside the ancient walls that surrounded the old village of Tauromoenium. 

About fifty niches-hives, from the Byzantine era, built on two floors in a very thick wall, in the area that during the Arab domination had been a necropolis, a place of worship and veneration of the dead, not just a cemetery (the chapel for the funeral rites was what in the Christian era will become the church of San Pietro e Paolo).

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