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Duomo di Messina, Messina

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Duomo di Messina is a Sicilian Norman cathedral dating from 1500, with a notable bell tower and clock. At noon, figures and statues move on the cathedral's tower. After suffering earthquakes and damage from World War II, the interior has been almost completely restored. Be sure to check out the painted ceiling and the 16,000-pipe organ. Make Duomo di Messina a part of your Messina vacation plans using our Messina tourist route planner.
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  • Messina seaside town of odors, tourism, city of art, austere and majestic Cathedral on its rich history that dates back to 1120 built by the Norman King Roger i. great attraction the mechanical clock drives the large gilt-bronze figures that bungalows are moments of faith and historical facts related to the city. I highly recommend visiting this site of worship,
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  • The Cathedral of Messina is something special ... view mandatory if you pass by the city. The structure was rebuilt after the earthquake in fact you notice that is newer construction. at noon is a sight to see the bell tower that comes to life the lion roars three times under the melody of Schubert. You have to visit it! If you like to climb the Bell Tower at a cost of 4 euro you can really understand the whole story is the depiction of it with explanatory boards near each attraction, and then you get to the top you have a breathtaking view of the entire city, the narrow, and you can also see the madonnina.!
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  • It's a lovely Cathedral rebuilt after the earthquake in 1908 in Messina. Outside is majestic and leaves only guess what we will find inside. Completes the beauty and pageantry the astronomical clock added in 1933 on the church tower!
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  • An amazing building with some amazingly detailed art pieces! It's the place surrounded with a lot of bars and restaurants. It's nearby city center, with multiple stores near it! Don't miss to see the clock tower at 12:00(Afternoon). It's an amazing sight to see all the sculptures inside it move accordingly. Have fun!✌
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  • At 12 hours of every day of the week, renewed what Messina called "tool". A feast for the eyes and an indescribable feeling. The Tower comes to life in a succession of sounds to end with a Hail Mary that enchants the soul
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  • Access to the astronomical clock at 4 €, while the ticket + Clock Museum € 6, no reductions because the management is private. The Bell Tower is beautiful, on each floor describes the specific animation that shows, in multiple languages. At noon, the show is a delight! The animation between Lions roaring, shrieking roosters, Madonnas and saints churches, lasts ten minutes between everything. As for the Cathedral is divided into three naves, beautiful decorated wooden ceiling with exposed. Along the walls just statues, no fresco. Spectacular mosaic behind the altar. Objectionable mosaic side lighting with a machine, for € 1 for two minutes of light. Very difficult to park near the Cathedral: a few car parks and there are hardly any free.
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  • A beautiful place with a beautiful view of the Cathedral... This must attend 12 hours to see the campanile come alive on all the steps! Otherwise, every hour, there's a "very" small animation!
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