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The Palace is located towards the northern end of the Corso Umberto and hard to miss. It is actually not very impressive from the outside, and on the day we were there it was not possible to go inside other than the first courtyard which...More
There is an amazing bas relief showing the creation of Eve from Adam's body on the exterior stairs leading to the first floor. I had never seen one as detailed and striking. We also saw the splendid exhibit on Visconti's Il Gattopardo.
The Covaja Palace, located near the church of St. Catherine, in the famous old town of Taormina, aesthetically very nice especially in the evening with the lighting of Corso Umberto.
Unfortunately I was not able to visit the inside because it was evening and I...More
The mix of styles contributes to its charm: initially an Arab tower, the palace was built over it, in Norman style, with nice double lancet windows (see picture).
It houses the Museum of Art and Folk Traditions.
This is a charming small museum. Best bit was plaques presumably given to churches giving thanks for surviving perilous situations. Each features a saint, and an illustration of the calamity: man thrown from horse which was hit by a train, chap being hit in the...More
The etnografic museum of Sicilian art and folk traditions is housed in one of most magnificient buldings of Taormina. Numeros objects works of figurative artistics Sicilian crafts spanning from XVI to XX century, pieces from the valuable Panarello collection are displayed in the three rooms...More