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Address: Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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true feel of the catholic faith

Very impressive with all the men pulling this massive votive cart and celebrate the assumption of the virgin Mary into heaven. it is a day of celebration and at the end of the... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2016
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very impressive with all the men pulling this massive votive cart and celebrate the assumption of the virgin Mary into heaven. it is a day of celebration and at the end of the night they have fireworks

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Messina, Italy
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Have lived here in Sicily for many years but had never previously seen La vara of the duomo. Took visiting family and it was well worth the visit. Would strongly recommend to any one visiting Messina or indeed any part of Sicily.

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Messina, Italy
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

la vara was held every 15 of august all people in sicily came over to witness this traditional event every year its start in ten afternoon finished in the evening one of my great exprience in sicily

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