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Fontana di Orione, Messina
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  • Located near the Duomo Cathedral, it is difficult to do not contemplate. The grids that protects do not allow to admire the details of sculptures, so approaching closer to the gates.
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  • I think the fountain is beautiful especially because accompanied by a majestic Cathedral as the Messina
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  • It is always wonderful see the art and creativity in a fountain. And having this fountain so close to the Astronomical Clock was an added bonus. You must see the clock and the fountain in the square. 
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  • Beautiful. Be there at 12 in afternoon for surprises. ☺️👍
  • Very nice.
  • One of the funniest fountains I've ever seen
  • Impressive and Ancient Monument.
  • Messina's monumental fountain created by FRA Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli (1507-1563) disciple of Michelangelo, dating back to 1553 and performed in collaboration with Domenico Vanello, is located in piazza Duomo. "The most beautiful Fountain of the 16th century European" was defined by the art historian Bernard Berenson, and in fact that is a work of uncommon beauty, of great significance and of strong emotional impact. Was commissioned by the Senate of Messina in 1547 celebratory purposes, with the idea of setting in memory the first city aqueduct that took advantage of channelling the waters of the torrents Camaroe Bangura, started in 1530 and completed in 1547 by the architect Taormina Francis Cameola.
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