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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited during a open top bus tour and stopped off for a tour, it was a Sunday afternoon and unfortunately the gates were locked this didn’t stop us exploring the exterior which is impressive and has amazing views over the port and the straits of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kilsythladdie
Reviewed July 12, 2019

We visited the Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re in Messina, whilst on a one day stopover. We were doing a self-guided walking tour armed with a fairly basic tourist map and had climbed up to the memorial via the ‘Vialle Bocetta’. Initially we thought that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Stewart C
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

This is a military burial site, beautiful inside, the workmen ship is fantastic, the best place to get views of Messina

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

A peaceful, simple and evocative memorial to those Italian soldiers who lost their lives in the allied attack on Messina. Go to reflect on the impact of war not just to look at the view of the town and harbour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Russell C
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

A lot of history in the building but have to read about it online. They do not provide any English literature.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a nice stop to get the panoramic view of Messina. The memorial itself is impressive but the main reason most tourists stop here is probably the photo op.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

This building incorporates both a church and a memorial for the fallen soldiers of Messina. Although we were unable to do so on the day we visited we understand it is possible to visit the memorial although the church itself it not often open. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angier931
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This is nice busy promenade style area. But must watch out for the traffic. The view of Messina and the harbour is very good from here. But we preferred the view from Santuario della Madonna di Montalto. The place was closed when we visited at...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

This is a scenic area. Our taxi driver told to view the area surrounding the church, I cannot say what it was like inside. It is worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed January 10, 2017

This review is NOT about the church, but about the marvelous promenade across the street from the church. From this pretty promenade, we enjoyed a wonderful panoramic view of the sea, the Italian mainland (the “toe” of the “boot”), and the hook shaped peninsula that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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