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Fontana di Orione

Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Beautiful fountain in the heart of the city!

Lovely fountain in the center of the city right near the square. Super photo op and a chance to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
giftedelaine
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Bridgewater NJ USA
Very ornate

Interesting to see such detail and history in a fountain located on the main piazza in Messina... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andy C
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Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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"lovely fountain"
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"piazza duomo"
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"monumental fountain"
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"bell tower"
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"angelo"
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"founded"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely fountain in the center of the city right near the square. Super photo op and a chance to see some Siciliarn carvings.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to see such detail and history in a fountain located on the main piazza in Messina. Right next door to Duomo del Messina and Clock Tower.

Thank Andy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much detail in the fountain. Located right outside an historic church. If you are in the area, stop by the see them both.

Thank Geralyn V
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Did you arrive at the Bell Tower too early? Take a walk around this gorgeous fountain while you are awaiting the tower show. Very nice!

Thank Kathie D
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The monumental fountain, situated at the Piazza Duomo, was designed by Fra Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli in the 16th century. With the help of the student Martino Montanini, he built a pyramidal fountain dedicated to Orione, the mythical founder of the city, that was considered to...More

Thank Borzov
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

..it will be impossible to miss it as it sit in the beautiful square in from of the clock tower and the Duomo... one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque fountains..

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was on my list of things to see and the taxi driver took us there. It was a lovely fountain to see.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Piazza Duomo has the most beautiful fountain in the middle of the square. It looks very fancy. I think it is a Baroque style.

Thank natasha0112017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is one of the attractions in Piazza del Duomo- a beautiful fontana describing Orion.It is fenced and therefore it can be only enjoyed from over the iron fence

Thank TzviaO
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Incredible sculptures adorn the fountain. Our tour guide explained that the sculptor was a student of Michalangelo. The beauty is indescribable.

Thank Mima600
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