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Piazza IX Aprile, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23243
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Apparently this is the piazza next to Belvedere Square, although they are practically the same thing. I wasn't sure how to review this piazza when Belvedere had its own reviews listed. Either way, they are both the main area of Taormina and the happening place....More

Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On walking down corso Umberto you come across this lovely piazza. Large open area with the most fabulous views of the mountains and the coastline. Numerous restaurants in the square.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Piazza is on Corso Umberto, the main pedestrianized street in Taormina which is lined with shops (not just touristy), restaurants, bars, gelato and bakery cafes and churches and the ruins of a Greek/Roman theater. We visited from a cruise ship, so given the limited...More

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historic square which is great for views and people watching. There’s a live webcam showing this square so you can wave at family back home and make them envious. The cafe overlooking the square was the most expensive one we visited during our stay (3...More

Thank todfest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed walking the Taormina walk past shops to Piazza IX Aprile the view was spectacular. My photos show just how steel the hillside down to the sea was & the little bay is very pretty. This was a great place to stop for...More

1  Thank SaltPepper2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very broad plaza with fountain. Great restaurants and shopping just steps away. Not far from the Catania multilevel garage. You must park and then take the elevator to the 7th floor.

Thank mandotraveler
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The plaza itself isn't all that large and isn't particularly special. However, it is a great place to people watch and provides a fantastic view of the coast.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This was a lovely place to walk around and just sit. Lots of lovely restaurants to sit and people watch. Fascinating to watch the artists at work.

Thank SueChrisWed
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The beautiful Piazza is where all is happening . The live music at Wunderbar flows through the Piazza and makes you want to dance. People of all ages stop here to watch the view and probably each other. You can see far in the distance...More

Thank vasile123
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

During the day people gather on the piazza to look out onto the sea. Wunder Bar where Churchill sipped coffee or a drink is an anchor of the piazza and a great place to sip expresso and people watch. At night the musicians at Wunder...More

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