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Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re, Messina

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Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re is located in Messina. Our Messina family vacation planner makes visiting Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re and other Messina attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The building is of baroque style, it shows an irregular octagonal shape with a large dome marked by eight sides at the base. There are eight bronze statues modeled representing the three theological virtues: faith, hope and charity. The four cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, strength and temperance, and finally the virtue of religion. The octagonal tower includes bells for a weight of 130 tons of bronze cast obtained from the enemy guns stolen during the war of 1915-1918.
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  • Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re is an amazing War Memorial with beautiful views of the city and harbor. It is well worth the long hike up to it. Remember to go before 13:00 as they seemed to be closing for...  read more »
  • Nice view of Messina from the square in front of the temple but like some places in this city dirt and neglect is the master
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