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Porta Messina

Corso Umberto 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Corso Umberto 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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"corso umberto"
in 17 reviews
"historic gateway"
in 4 reviews
"the main street"
in 12 reviews
"starting point"
in 3 reviews
"walking street"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 4 reviews
"short visit"
in 2 reviews
"ancient times"
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"cooking class"
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"cable car"
in 4 reviews
"gelato"
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"messina"
in 18 reviews
"archway"
in 8 reviews
"portal"
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"ferdinand"
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"stonework"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed July 12, 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.

Thank solumiere
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the two gates at both Ends of the Shopping Street. You can find a lot of souvenir shops and the Street to the Theatre greco right around the Corner.

Thank Verena S
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This is one of two ancient gateways into the tourist saturated Taormina. It's a nice enough gateway which is fairly old. It's about 10 min walk to it up hill from the bus terminal/station. The guy in the drinks stall opposite has probably the cheapest...More

Thank Marcus W
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This spot deserves to be immortalized at your iPhone. There are many beautiful small shops, bars and restaurants just nearby.

Thank Roman M
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is the gate that is closest to the road leading to the Teatro Greco. It is also where the buses will leave you on Pirandello Street and the funiculars to Isola Bella and the Taormina beaches are located.

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great architectural style. This is one of the gates into Taormina and is surrounded by cafes and shops.A landmark in the town.

Thank Lois G
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