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Address: Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This main thoroughfare of Taormina comes alive only past 10.00am but, once open for business, stays that way until midnight. It is a vibrant melange of cultures (Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Norman), cuisines, and a distinctly varied shopping experience. It is essentially the precursor to modern pedestrian malls, although there is still vehicular traffic, and well-behaved it is, too. Apart from... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Nothing special at all, except for a few restored early buildings, although the average shop is certainly upmarket of others in Sicily.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This street is one long, pretty, pedestrian mall full of inviting restaurants, pubs, coffee houses and gift shops. From the arch entry into what is obviously the “old city” all the way to the clock-tower arch at the other end of the street. And you need to go through this street to get to the exciting Giardini della Villa Comunale... More 

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