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This place is overlooked by tourist but it is the best viewing point in Messina. The view from here is even better than Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re which is only 10 minutes walk from here.
We saw this church up in the hill and...More
.. to tell you the truth, the church itself is like many in messina.. the foundations are still there but the rest has been destroyed and rebuilt several times after the various earthquakes that have befallen the city.. but the view of the city, the...More
We saw this church on the hill when we entered the city so we asked how to get there. It's quite a hike with LOTS of steps. You can take a taxi up if needed and it would be worth it! The view is spectacular!...More
We were in Messina on the Celebrity Constellation and decided to visit this church which we had seen from the ship. There are many steps up to this elegant building which took its toll on a very hot day. However the church itself is well...More
Our B&B owner, Fabio (Garibaldi B&B) recommended we see this church as it overlooks all of Messina, especially the harbor. Even though it was a trek to get there, it was worth every step. And, we were there at 12:00 and we could hear the...More
What'd ya know? A Roman Catholic Church in Italy. Yeah, I know. Cheeky. But this isn't just a church. It's one with a commanding view of the city and harbour. It has a small, local congregation; we visited during their mass. It is a nice...More
We weren't able to go inside but the climb to the top was well worth it for the views and statues. Then walked around the back to Sacarino Cristo Re and enjoyed an espresso in the pretty cafe by the cathedral - lovely - look...More
The walk up is quite exhausting especially in the summer heat but the view up there is lovely and very peaceful.
There is a water fountain to refresh yourself and for a cool drink.
The church itself is pretty from the inside and outside with...More