Places in 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.

Monument for Saint Catherine of Siena detail

Statue of Messina

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Statue of Messina

Messina is saying thank you

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Dedicated to Ferdinand II of Bourbon, the Statue of Messina is a gratitude sign from the people of the city.

The work or Messina based sculptor G. Prinzi, the statue was located in the city center until the fire in 1908. After that, the statue moved in the G. Minutoli Plaza.

Statue of Messina
G Minutoli, Messina, Messina