13 Sights in Reggio Calabria, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Reggio Calabria, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Reggio Calabria

1. Chiesa di Santa Lucia

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The parish of Santa Lucia was founded by archiepiscopal decree on April 10, 1629 by Archbishop Annibale D'Afflitto. Its boundaries were enlarged in 1783 by Monsignor Capobianco and from 1798 it was considered an urban parish. The current church, in Renaissance style, was built in 1930 on a project by the Carmelite Father Cesare Umberto Angelini and is located in the center of the city in Via XXV Luglio. The church has three naves and is preceded by a large staircase that allows access from Via De Nava.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Lucia (Reggio Calabria) (IT)

2. Castello di Sant'Aniceto

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The Castle of Santo Niceto or Motta Santo Niceto is a Byzantine fortification built in the first half of the eleventh century on top of a rocky hill, among those overlooking the city of Reggio Calabria, near the town of Motta San Giovanni. It represents one of the few examples of early medieval Calabrian architecture, as well as one of the few Byzantine fortifications subjected to restoration and recovery work.

Wikipedia: Castello di Sant'Aniceto (IT)

3. Castello Aragonese

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The Aragonese castle of Reggio Calabria is the main fortification of the city, located in the homonymous Piazza Castello between Via Aschenez and Via Possidonea. It is considered, together with the Riace Bronzes, one of the main historical symbols of the city of Reggio. Since 1956 it has housed the observatory of the National Institute of Geophysics.

Wikipedia: Castello Aragonese (Reggio Calabria) (IT), Website

4. Pinacoteca Civica di Reggio Calabria

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Pinacoteca Civica di Reggio Calabria

The Pinacoteca Civica of Reggio Calabria is located at the Teatro Francesco Cilea. It exhibits paintings and canvases of particular importance among which stand out the tablets painted by Antonello da Messina, works by Mattia Preti, Giuseppe Benassai and Renato Guttuso; while a sculptural section is dedicated to marble busts and classical sculptures.

Wikipedia: Pinacoteca civica di Reggio Calabria (IT), Website

5. Chiesa Santa Maria della Cattolica dei Greci

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Chiesa Santa Maria della Cattolica dei Greci

The church of the Catholic "dei Greci", or Santa Maria della Cattolica "dei Greci", is the oldest Christian institution in the city of Reggio Calabria. It is located between Via Giudecca and Via Aschenez, both streets that testify to the presence of a large Jewish community in the Calabrian capital.

Wikipedia: Cattolica dei Greci (IT), Website

6. Basilica Maria Santissima Assunta

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Reggio Calabria Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Reggio Calabria, Calabria, Italy. The dedication is to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Formerly the archiepiscopal seat of the Archdiocese of Reggio Calabria, it is now that of the Archdiocese of Reggio Calabria-Bova.

Wikipedia: Reggio Calabria Cathedral (EN), Website

7. Resti dell'Odèon/Ekklesiasterion

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Resti dell'Odèon/Ekklesiasterion

The remains of an ancient Greek building identified as the Bouleuterion or the Odéon of Reggio Calabria, are located in the block bordered by Via del Torrione, Via Demetrio Tripepi, Via XXIV Maggio and Via San Paolo, in the historic center of the city.

Wikipedia: Odeon di Reggio Calabria (IT)

8. Monumento all'Italia

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The monument to Vittorio Emanuele II or monument to the Unification of Italy is located in the center of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II in Reggio Calabria. The square is in fact usually known as Piazza Italia for the presence of the monument itself.

Wikipedia: Monumento all'Italia (IT)

9. Chiesa dello Spirito Santo

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The Church of the Holy Spirit is a sacred building of Reggio Calabria located in the homonymous district of the city of Reggio Calabria, on Via Pasquale Andiloro between the two junctions of the ring road that allow access to the district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dello Spirito Santo (Reggio Calabria) (IT)

10. Arena dello Stretto

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Arena dello Stretto

The Arena dello Stretto is a theater of modern construction, in imitation of the ancient Greek theaters, located on the Falcomatà seafront in Reggio Calabria, at the point where before the earthquake of 1908 stood the pier of Porto Salvo.

Wikipedia: Arena dello Stretto (IT)

11. National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria

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The National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria (MArRC), or National Museum of Magna Grecia, is an Italian state museum. It exhibits one of the most remarkable collections of finds from Magna Graecia.

Wikipedia: Museo nazionale della Magna Grecia (IT), Website

12. Chiesa di San Domenico

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Chiesa di San Domenico

The church of San Domenico and the monastery adjacent to it are located in via Reggio Campi. The first church was built in 1871. The current one, after the tragic earthquake of 1908, was rebuilt in 1959.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Domenico (Reggio Calabria) (IT)

13. Chiesa di San Giorgio al Corso

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The church of San Giorgio al Corso is a church in Reggio Calabria, dedicated to San Giorgio, patron saint of the city. The building turns the main portal on Corso Garibaldi and runs along Via Giudecca.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Giorgio al Corso (IT)


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