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Reviewed 15 December 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bart R
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We came into the courtyard to admire the stone work and architecture. Also, the tourist information office is housed here where you can get a good walking map of Taormina.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The tourist info office is here and there was also an art exhibition on display, but no information on the building is noticeable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Next to the church, beside the square lies the Palazzo Corvaja, which currently houses the tourist information center. Lovely place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Menno007
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Nice to look at, inside and out. The Tourist Information Office is located here - really helpful advice given.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JGandIG
Reviewed 3 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vazbo
Reviewed 29 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is on the regular tourist route and you won't have to go out of your way to see it. If you walk up the Corso you will come across it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SteveandDD
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