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Corso Umberto

Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 28 attractions in Taormina
Type: Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Crowded, noisy, every shop has someone outside touting for business as if it were a third world market street, lots of rubbish in the tourist shops, no sign of the famous Italian bella figura here. Nothing to like in our view.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We had a great time wondering around the street - nice shops, full of great art work, souvenirs and coffee shops. Great place to spend the evening (and we came back at the morning too).

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Very chic high end boutiques offering most of the leading world brands at reasonable prices and a wide selection of top-end restaurants with excellent Sicilian cuisine and panoramic views

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Always I go to Corso Umberto 18 Taormina Sicily to buy Trollbeads, gold, silver and other very nice stof.

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london ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

What a delightful street to meander down. We sat and listened to the musicians playing in the palazzi.and saw several artists at work painting. The interesting shops had not only brand names but unique items pertaining to the area. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming (with the exception of a gruff old soul with a shop behind the church, with... More

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Qrendi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Really liked the shops in this street. I also enjoyed those shops with Sicilian food, ceramics, etc. Worth visiting!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Just charming...little shops with interesting merchandise along a cobbled street. Charming churches and ruins interspersed among them. Delicious purveyors of food.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is the main street for shopping in Taormina, though certainly not the only one. There are several good wine shops and we found the proprietors very helpful in recommending local wines, cheeses, and very good pistachios.

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Nadur, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

If you want to shop this is the best street in town. Name it and you'll find it. All shopaholics must go.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is a place to go for shopaholics, there are all kinds of shops here selling clothes, souvenirs, Italian handmade goods, gourmet produce, restaurants, patisseries, etc. Such a delight to walk along corso umberto and window shop. It does get very busy on weekends and I can imagine more so during summer.

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