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Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re

Viale Principe Umberto, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“temple” (6 reviews)
“promenade” (2 reviews)
“memorial” (3 reviews)
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Viale Principe Umberto, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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"promenade"
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"memorial"
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is nice busy promenade style area. But must watch out for the traffic. The view of Messina and the harbour is very good from here. But we preferred the view from Santuario della Madonna di Montalto. The place was closed when we visited at...More

Thank Rameshlcfc
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a scenic area. Our taxi driver told to view the area surrounding the church, I cannot say what it was like inside. It is worth a visit.

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This review is NOT about the church, but about the marvelous promenade across the street from the church. From this pretty promenade, we enjoyed a wonderful panoramic view of the sea, the Italian mainland (the “toe” of the “boot”), and the hook shaped peninsula that...More

1  Thank Yitzchak M
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Do not be put off by trying to make your way up to this temple. The views over the Strait of Messina and the town are magnificent. The memorial inside the temple is thought provoking as it is a crypt. There is a marble sarcophagus...More

Thank catsforkids
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re is an amazing War Memorial with beautiful views of the city and harbor. It is well worth the long hike up to it. Remember to go before 13:00 as they seemed to be closing for lunch.

1  Thank 2morrows
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

From a distance, we thought this was another church. But it's not. It's a war memorial. Still, it is worth the visit. The views are fantastic, there is a small cafe across the street, street vendors keep things interesting, and the hike up is more...More

Thank Wong_Family_5
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

interesting and a great cathedral, plenty of historical podatataka, beautifully decorated, it can be seen from all parts of Messina with it is a beautiful view of the harbor

Thank Pedja S
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Perhaps already in classical times, the hill south of the swollen river Boccetta was occupied by a fortress, black on green field, that would then be admired in the ancient civic emblem of Messina. It is still possible to recognize the ancient fortification in today's...More

Thank sondago
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Unfortunetly, by the time of our visit this place couldn't be visit (only, if you choose the guided tour which took about an hour, which we didn't). The architecture is really beautiful and Messina view from here is really spectacular. Despite the fact that we...More

1  Thank Natalia G
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

The view from up here is spectacular. You can see the whole natural port underneath you and most of the city and also the Santuario della Madonna di Montalto opposite your position on a neighboring hill. Furthermore there are volunteer guides at it's entrance which...More

2  Thank DanielLifeguard
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