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Randazzo

RANDAZZO, a town of Sicily, in the province of Catania, at the N. foot of Mount Etna, 43 m. N. by W. of Catania by rail, and 26 m. direct. Pop. (1901) 11,798. It has considerable remains of architecture of the 13th and 14th centuries, including three Norman churches . and some interesting palaces. The former contain some fine sculptures and goldsmith's work (Mauceri in L'Arle, 1906, 185). It is the nearest town to the summit of Etna (9 m.), and is one of the points from which the ascent may be made.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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