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Fontana di Nettuno

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Fontana di Nettuno

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luv2ride wrote a review Dec 2020
Maryland581 contributions132 helpful votes
Pretty impressive fountain, spent some time walking around it and viewing the many carvings while awaiting the clock tower show. Busy square that seems to be the tourist center for Messina - Duomo, Clock Tower, Neptune’s fountain, little tourist train around city stops here, etc. short walk from the cruise ship docks.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Akumuk wrote a review Oct 2019
Paignton, United Kingdom762 contributions91 helpful votes
This statue has an imposing position facing the main harbour, but has suffered the ravages of time. Sadly the grandeur and splendour that once was the glory of this monument has been replaced by a rather tired and unkept appearance. The walk along the harbour to the statue is also beginning to evidence neglect.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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cisco289 wrote a review Sep 2019
Darlington, South Carolina808 contributions293 helpful votes
Our tour bus happened to drive by this statue two times, and our guide made sure that we paid attention to it. After all, Neptune is the god of the sea, and we were on a cruise. So, we dared not offend him. The statues are very nice but are in a traffic area. They are also typical and not out of the ordinary or worth going out of your way for. However, if you happen to be driving around there, keep your eyes open.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Stewart C wrote a review Jul 2019
Chatham, United Kingdom741 contributions451 helpful votes
We passed the Fountain of Neptune whilst on a one day stopover in Messina. We had done a self-guided walking tour armed with a fairly basic tourist map and was making our way along the harbour front. Standing opposite the yachting marina, the statue is quite impressive though a bit distant from the main town and on a busy part of the road. It stands outside what appears to be a nice looking ‘government’ building though it all looked a bit quiet on the day of our visit (mid-week afternoon). We read later that the statue represents the God, Neptune standing over the two mythical Scylla and Charybdis which in Greek mythology terrorised the straits of Messina. Continuing on from here we found a small park on the harbour side.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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dinerdon wrote a review Jun 2019
Bayville, New Jersey886 contributions363 helpful votes
Like this fountain and sculpture. Did it as part of a city tour. Did a fly by and enjoyed the whole series of sculptures in the fountain. Worth a look in Messina
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Date of experience: June 2019
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