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Corso Umberto

Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 9 Shopping in Taormina
Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Been there on August 2014 with wife and kids, we booked an Hotel close to the Town to enjoy the sea but Tarmina was our main goal on this trip to Italy. Once you get to the upper old town you will find Corso Umberto, and that's main street...ou just have to walk around and you will find Taormina most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

High end shopping on Corso Umberto. Lots of restaurants and cafes. During the winter many stores are closed so be prepared if traveling in winter that your choices are limited for food and gelato.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Just to walk Corso Umberto is a wonderful thing. Feel like an Italian, walk the streets, window shop, buy some gelati and sit around the piazza and people watch but dress well !!. When in Taormina do as the Taorminans do !!!

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Perth, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Corso Umberto is the very busy and tourist orientated main street of Taormina, which is lined with every shop, restaurant and bar you could imagine. Don't eat here as it is based on the tourist trade much better to get off themain street.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The atmosphere of walking on this little but main street in the city, where we can shop, eat and enjoy good scenic view - not to forget the cultural visit to many historical buildings around it.

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Darwin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Like all main streets in these old cities it has every shop known to man from designer brands to tourist junk shops. Restaurants everywhere and a nice hustle and bustle. Recommend that you choose restaurant carefully here as the better value and quality meals we found off the main tourist trail where they tend to not take advantage of you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were traveling around Sicily Island for some weeks in Summer 2014 and this was for sure one of my best experiences in shopping and cute little bars and restaurants. It was very crowded and hot but you dont actually care since it is a very unique place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Obviously crowded but that is part of the fun. Let yourself wander and discover off the main path. You'll find everything from designer Italian shops to cute little boutiques, amazing coffee and wine shops, leather goods, gelato, etc. We took a walk here every night after dinner and always found something new.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

For tourists it is convenient, and also leads you to nice places in the city. It has alot of shops and bars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is perfect for a tourist walk.. nice shops, souvenirs and food. And the pizza IX aprilie and and other rest spots were perfect for us.

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