One of the reasons for visiting Sicily is to experience the immense history of the area. This building captures several of the key historic periods in one structure.
One of the more interesting buildings in Taormina is the Palazzo Corvaja, named after a local noble family. What will strike one is a massive square tower with battlements, that has been integrated into the palace. Its delicate arched windows comparted by thin columns tell a…
A guided tour is necessary as no signs around. Interesting history and carvings. The tourist office is in the same building
This is now part of a tourist center and art exhibits in the tourist area. We were informed that it was built in the 10th century and has reliefs on the walls. As you enter on the right is the tourist center with interesting carts and large puppets to looks at.
The building itself is exceptionally interesting mixing Arab and Norman styles but nobody could get in. Throughout our whole stay it was closed with no explanation.