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Impressive sculpture

This impressive sculpture of Neptune, the god of the sea, was not far from where we docked our... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
MichaelK1887
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Atlanta, Georgia
Cool to see

Nice to go see and take a picture but takes about two minutes . Didn't like how people were trying... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
candiceo2015
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North Vancouver, Canada
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Jun 24, 2018
“Impressive sculpture”
Nov 5, 2018
“A landmark in Messina”
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is more of a landmark than a park. The statue is good, but the lack of water in the Fountain tends to ruin the effect.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Messina was a nice place to visit. Seeing Neptune’s statue was very interesting. There is not a lot to see in Messina but when you are on cruise it was fine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The fountain has seen better days, no water when we were here so just a statue. To describe it as being in a park uses a lot of poetic licence, it is more of a busy roundabout that hasn’t been maintained for a few years....still...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rossdrake
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The architecture of the fountain looks nice but there was no water as well as in the other Messina fountains, it was strange as it was August and hottest days (+30-33C)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amarok1977
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This impressive sculpture of Neptune, the god of the sea, was not far from where we docked our ship. Not a lot to do in Messina the day we were there, but its a good launching spot to explore Sicily.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MichaelK1887
Reviewed 10 June 2018

i walked from the port to see this but was disappointed as not working in fact no water and a bit tatty

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank squash48
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Incredible piece. Just keep in mind, the statues are not the original ones. Those are found in the Museo Regionale, after they survived the earthquake

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank carmend924
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our taxi driver stopped here and encouraged us to visit this fountain of 1557. I read about this before visiting.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited Messina and we went on the tour bus which went past this statue which down by the sea, Stunning.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Nice to go see and take a picture but takes about two minutes . Didn't like how people were trying to Constantly sell us stuff all around there. They were annoying

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank candiceo2015
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