Messina

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History and nature

The third largest city of Sicily, Messina was founded by the Greeks in the 8th century BC. This legacy is still obvious in many of the city’s attractions, art and architecture. There are numerous must sees in the area, but for the ultimate Messina travel guide we would like to mention the Cathedral, and the church Santa Maria degli Alemanni, the San Ranieri lighthouse, and the Regional Museum. Discover the surrounding nature around Messina as well.

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Top Highlights in Messina

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Sanctuary
Attraction
4.8
Religious and architectural landmark
Cathedral of Messina
Attraction
5.0
Impressive Gothic cathedral
Chiesa del Carmine
Attraction
4.8
A piece of architectural craftsmanship
Cemetery
Attraction
4.8
The second largest cemetery in Italy
Fontana di Orione
Attraction
4.8
A monumental landmark
Fort of the Holy Saviour
Attraction
4.0
Guarding the city
Monte di Pietà
Entertainment
5.0
Signs of a long gone past
Vara
Entertainment
5.0
The festival of the believers
Museo del Tesoro
Museum
5.0
Valuable religious artifacts
Orologio Astronomico
Attraction
4.8
Be there at noon
City hall
Attraction
4.8
The city hall
Sacracrio di Cristo Re
Attraction
4.8
Pride of the city
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