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Fontana di Proserpina, Catania
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  • Beautiful Fountain, depicting the moment the abduction of Proserpine by Pluto villain. Girl peacefully gathered flowers with friends when suddenly rushed Pluto, grabbed the beauty and the premier to his underground Kingdom. True, then let go. But gave a try pomegranate seed to Proserpine returned. And according to the legend, since the half year girl lived in the realm of the living, half-in the realm of the dead. The fountain is located near the railway station, is almost a hallmark of Catania.
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  • We caught numerous buses with connections in Catania and on arrival to the bus station each time, we kept passing this fountain. We were intrigued enough, to go and have a look when we eventually spen...  more »
  • The fountain itself is an interesting sculpture and majestic, but too bad that you are in a place of passage to enter or exit the city, always very busy during the day and almost deserted in the evening (next to the train station), add then that is partially hidden by the trees and that there is a lot of dirt. In another place would certainly have greater visibility and all the attention it deserves.
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