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Porta Messina

Porta Messina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Porta Messina, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the two main gates to old town Taormina . Not as fully intact and impressive as the other gate , Porta Catania , still an important part of your day stroll in Taormina .

Thank saul g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taormina is an amazing little town to visit, no disappointments for us but we did go in April so maybe in the summer is could be very busy.

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Myself and my wife visited Porta Messina May 12th and 14th we had a wonderful stroll around the quaint little back streets and alley ways, sat and had a glass or two of wine at Belvedere Square and people watched for a few hours, Highly...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Please be sure to include this beautiful seaside town on your itinery. The port, piazza and unbeliveable tower with it's moveable features is worth the visit alone.

Thank rozoftg
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This lovely portal is the entrance to a charming area of Taormina. The neighborhood is full of lovely little hotels, restaurants, pizzerias, and local architecture. Perfect area for a meal and a wander around.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you park at Parcheggio Lumbi the shuttle drops you off just in front of this gate and then you can walk directly into town from here.

Thank brian_21179
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Is an excellent place to visit : Is one of the doors of the old Taormina . It delimits the original walls

Thank Matilde G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is just a simple stone arch, nothing special. The area is surrounded by cafes, restaurants and lots and lots of souvenir shops. This begins (or ends) your walk through Taormina.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Small place. The woman at the tickets office was very friendly and helpful. Nice ferry to go to villa San Giovanni. Cheap. Could be bigger waiting lounge.

Reviewed 11 December 2016

This stone arch is reminiscent of the many “gates” that still exist today that are entrances and exits of the “old cities” of ancient times, such as can be found in my capital city of Jerusalem. This particular gate leads to a street that is...More

Thank Yitzchak M
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