Fontana del Nettuno


Located where Via Garibaldi spills into Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia, the 16th-century Fontana del Nettuno (Neptune's Fountain) is one of Messina's great fountains. Created by Florentine sculptor Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli, its figures are actually copies: the original Nettuno and one of the mostri (monsters) are housed in the city's outstanding Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare.

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