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This stone fortress-like palazzo, next to the Church of Santa Catarina at the start of the Corso Umberto, has an interesting courtyard and is a nice place to sit and rest in the shade. It houses the tourist office also.
After we walked from the Intercity Bus Station, here in Taormina, upward to the Corso Umberto, the main pedestrian street, we stopped for awhile in the Piazza Badia or Piazza Vitorio Emmanuele and have had a rest in one Bar - Gelati, taking cups of...More
There is interesting history here about the first queen of Italy who ruled briefly from Taormina and there is also an excellent display of marionettes and a beautiful carriage in the tourist office which is housed in the lower level of the Palazzo.
You can come in here on your way round Taormina. It’s just next to the church on the Corso. It’s historical but there’s not really much to see although there was an art exhibition on when we visited. You’ll likely be passing by anyway so...More
The oldest part of the palace located at the beginning of Corso Umberto was built in the 10th century under Arab’s as a defending fortress of the city. It was extended in the 14th century in mixed style with Arabic tower, Norman central hall and...More