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Amazing

The Swiss built a perennial astronomical clock that gives day, month, year and phases of the moon... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Martino C
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London, United Kingdom
true feel of the catholic faith

Very impressive with all the men pulling this massive votive cart and celebrate the assumption of... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
0ldgirl
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London, United Kingdom
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10 Jul 2018
“Amazing”
29 Oct 2016
“true feel of the catholic faith”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Swiss built a perennial astronomical clock that gives day, month, year and phases of the moon. The bell tower at noon every day for 15 minutes puts uo a mechanical show of unusual interest

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martino C
Reviewed 29 October 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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 0ldgirl
Reviewed 19 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Crissy5266
Reviewed 18 October 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

Date of experience: November 2015
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