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Chiesa di Santa Maria Alemanna, Messina

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 35 reviews on the web
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  • This small, precious jewel, expression of Sicilian Gothic style, survived the earthquake that destroyed Messina in 1908. Even today can be admired in its original style. If you are in Melbourne so don't miss out!
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  • The Church Santa Maria Germany is a church located on the via Sant'Elia. It represents the highest expression of "Gothic in the Mediterranean, and is art in a pure style Gothic, she kept the structures given to him originally that you observe from the outside." The former hospital there that a small trace in the form of an arch and a fragment of wall near the apse of the Church. The Priory of Santa Maria Germany is attached to the real Badia della Magione and granted by the Emperor Henri VI of Swabia all Teutonic order around the year 1195. An adjacent hospital had in 1220 by German workers at the request of Federico II of Swabia to the Teutonic Knights, involved in the Crusades, who used this place to stop and refuel to live. The Knights were installed here and they used the hospital to accommodate the children of the Holy land to care for them.
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  • Built in the early 13th century, is one of the few Gothic buildings on the island. Characterized by a very eventful retains all its charm despite the obvious State of neglect. Only open on the first Sunday of each month for the setting of 10.
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