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Isola Di Mozia | Sull'isola di Mozia, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 712598
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The "youth of Motzia" is worth the trip

The island of Motzia is a lovely trip, nice boat-ride and a walk among Phoenician ruins. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lenny G
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Portland, Oregon
A bit off the beaten tourist track

Frankly I don't know if tourist buses unload their docile clients here as we saw only individual... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
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“artifacts” (2 reviews)
“phoenician” (2 reviews)
“english” (2 reviews)
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Isola Di Mozia | Sull'isola di Mozia, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0923 712598
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The island of Motzia is a lovely trip, nice boat-ride and a walk among Phoenician ruins. The museum itself has amazing ancient artifacts going back thousands of years. In particular, the recovered Greek statue of the "youth", aka the charioteer, is truly magnificent. I'm no...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Frankly I don't know if tourist buses unload their docile clients here as we saw only individual couples and families on the boat and then inside the rambling museum,but it is definitely an interesting piece of Sicilian history. Another example of the English fascination with...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The archaeoelogical site of Mozia is fascinating and the quality of the artefacts on display in the Museum exceptional. One small quibble: for a foundation set up by an Englishman, surely some more captions could have been in English?

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

A lovely little museum of Phoenician artifacts housed in John Whitaker's former villa on the San Pantaleo Island. A very short boat ride from the mainland, this island has several archeological sites to view in addition to the collection in the museum. Be sure to...More

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