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Corso Umberto 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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All reviewscorso umbertohistoric gatewaythe main streetstarting pointnice photoswalking streetworth a stopshops and restaurantsshort visitancient timescable cargelatocooking classmessinaarchtownportal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taormina’s main street (Umberto) has gates on both ends. The gates are great references to where you are and where the centre starts/ends and offer great scenery!

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 1 week ago

stop for a short visit while waiting for local bus, to our surprise the food was more than we expected along with the wait staff and owner. We will return when we have more time great location for people watching as the main bus service...More

Thank buzitaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite as imposing as its counterpart at the other end of the street but nice enough and gives a sense of entrance to Corsa Umberto.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An important gate to see and explore in taormina. from this gate you access the beautiful old town street of taormina full of squares, restaurants, gelato places, shopping area. keep your camera handy for may nice photos to take.

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An impressive arch I got the old centre of Taormina leading to Corso Umberto. Walk all the way down to Porta Catania at the other end!

Thank JGandIG
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is the gate at the eastern end of the main pedestrianised Corso Umberto. You could easily walk through without even noticing it. Don't make a special visit, but take a quick look as you stroll along the Corso.

Thank L3K
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

You should taste its delicious food..the owner and the chief ,Stefano is very kind..and also the check was under my expectations..if you visit Taormina, you should have a dinner at here..

Thank parisiengirls
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We really liked all the arched fortifications entrances along the main street. This one is at entrance to city near visitor center and church plaza.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Back in the days this was the port that lead into Messina and the other into Catania. Located at the end of the walking street, where shops and restaurants are located. If one is confused re where to meet, this is a good landmark. Taxis,...More

Thank OK C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This ancient gateway marks the entrance to lovely old Taormina and all it has to offer. Sit a few feet away on the main road and look through the gateway for lovely views.

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