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Piazza IX Aprile

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Address: Piazza IX Aprile, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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While wondering along Corso Umberto there is a place where the view is excellent from. There are restaurants and bars surrounding the temple and in nice weather you can see very... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

While wondering along Corso Umberto there is a place where the view is excellent from. There are restaurants and bars surrounding the temple and in nice weather you can see very far away. It's really worth to visit, this is Taormina. Very beautiful mediterranian place with excellent view.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The square is iconic of Taormina and offers great views of the Ionian Sea, Mt Etna and some wonderful architecture. Also very good for people watching.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is one of the best spots in Taormina. The gem of Taormina in my opinion. A place that offers a great experience with excellent panoramic views,

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Although a busy spot, Piazza IX Aprile is worth a visit. The views of the Ionian coastline are spectacular and it is a wonderful spot for people watching. Musicians and artists are usually at work in the square - so never a dull moment.

Thank Jo C C
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Piazza IX Aprile is a beautiful happening location. The surroundings are beautiful with lots of people coming and going. Be sure to get tickets to attend the opera behind the square if time allows. Great place for people watching or to have a portrait or caricature done.

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a large open space on the Corso Umberto. It has great views over the sea and Mount Etna. All life is here. There are artists to paint your picture, cafes for a drink and snack, stalls and theatrical performances. What a place to just pause and watch the world go by.

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Hartsdale, New York
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is the main square of Taormina. There are cafes, restaurants and shops. You can see beautiful views overlooking the bay. Shamefully we visited on a cruise tour. Cruises are never a good option for touring as you are rushed here and there. Would have loved to have been here at night with the illumination and local performers and when... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Lovely at night. Amazing views while you stand and have an ice cream. Lots of artists doing portraits

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Fine architecture circles this square, together with stunning sea vista and view of Mount Etna in the distance. When I was there, the main church in the square was closed for renovations (June 2016). There is a museum there, a small charge is made if you wish to enter. Painted carts and other items pertaining to Sicily's past are to... More 

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Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Taormina is amazing, and this is its most iconic square and astonishing panorama on the bay. You can admire Calabria from Sicily

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