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Porta Messina

Porta Messina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23243
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“corso umberto” (17 reviews)
“great pizza” (3 reviews)
“the main street” (10 reviews)
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Porta Messina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a city gate along the pedestrian way. There are a lot of restaurants and eateries along the way.

1  Thank OZS969
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Historic doorway to the city. Easy to find. Located along the main pedestrian walkway. Once outside the city, watch out for the cars!

Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The city gate is a part of the ancient circuit of walls with a triple fortification system of the city. It was restored in the early 19th century under the name of Porta Ferdinanda after the Ferdinand IV of Bourbon. Today, it is the main...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a short visit no resturants around the main shopping a bit weird.Weather was good for October.I suggest getting a train diwn the cost to toarmina.

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I noticed that the closer to the gate, the higher the prices for gelato got. And the more expensive the stores. Its not much of a gate.

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We had cooking class at this place and it was truly highlight of our stay in Scilly :-) Luca and Stefano really made our day!

Thank Eliza875433
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had the worst pizza ever, worse than the worse frozen pizza. And had to pay a Standing charge for the privalige,

Thank thearsenalone
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch ate outside got good service from all. Laid back and peaceful atmosphere. Had vegetable soup , cold meats and pizzas all good. Spritzers and beer selections good. Had ice cream desserts

Thank Bubbles W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It's just a historic end/beginning of a street in a historic town; I feel funny even reviewing it. Not worth a special trip, it's just THERE.

Thank ChrisABeaune
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A short visit is plenty to the gate but it frames the countryside and the surrounding hills- it gives you a sense of what it would have been like to leave or come into the city in ancient times.

Thank couplessPS
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