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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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The Corso Umberto is a long street full of beautiful buildings and the flashiest shopping street on the island full of fashion and tourist shops together with many restaurants... read more

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Corso Umberto is a long street full of beautiful buildings and the flashiest shopping street on the island full of fashion and tourist shops together with many restaurants along both sides. It is interesting to divert off the main street into the winding side alleys to get a real feel of this towns unique location high up on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Corso Umberto is without a doubt the most important and crowd road in Taormina. With the magnificent palaces that line it, full of history and their land occupied floor without interruption by restaurants, boutiques, craft shops and souvenirs, this city street is the symbol of Taormina, a place impossible to avoid for visitors and tourists, magnet for those who want... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Is this a beautiful long street to walk around? Yes. Are there tons of shops & restaurants to occupy you? Yes. Are they expensive? YES. Don't plan on souvenir shopping here (unless your budget is quite large). If you enjoy window shopping and people watching, this street can't be beat.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting place to walk around but unless you have a shed load of money you won't be buying much. In my opinion most stuff was over priced and most of the clothing was pretty hideous anyway.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This long street is full of history, nice buildings, several shops, cafes and restaurants. We visited Taormina in the afternoon and there were not so many tourists. The view was amazing so were the shops for the ladies... :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Corso Umberto is the main str in Taormina and this is really an enchanting str choc a block with tiny boutique hotels and shops. Surely here you will find cafes, and restaurants that will tingle everyones apetite. The views from some of the shops and hotels is breathtaking. Corso Umberto is also odeal for an evening stroll while enjoying the... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Stayed in a holiday apartment on Corso Umberto over the Christmas period . Pedestrian street full of interesting historical buildings from 3 storey townhouses to churches and palaces. Full of shops selling local ceramics designer clothes and shoes and a whole lot more.Halfway along the street is a very nice piazza with an amazing seaview good for a photo stop.However... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Corso Umberto is built on the same route as the original Greek and Roman street through Taormina, and it probably hasn't changed much since then. Pretty well every inch is covered in shops, and they cover everything from tourist tat to original artworks and top designer brands. If you aren't into shopping, there are lovely buildings such as the Norman... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Typical European town. Tons of shops, tons of food, entertainment and all around fun to explore! Things to see In every alley, nook and cranny

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

having a view of the volcano at the far end, corso umberto is the main street through taormina which is an amazingly beautiful town not very far from catania. be prepared to spend a whole afternoon and enjoy the gelato, coffee and others this town will offer.

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