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Fontana di Proserpina

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This is a very attractive statue near the station. It looks better at night when all lit up. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Powerful statue, especially if you know the mythology around it

Traffic in the immediate area is very busy and chaotic, so this statue is best seen while on a city... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Lindsey724
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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“Near station ”
28 Oct 2018
“Powerful statue, especially if you know the mythology around it”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very attractive statue near the station. It looks better at night when all lit up. Very busy road to cross when seeing the statue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Traffic in the immediate area is very busy and chaotic, so this statue is best seen while on a city tour bus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lindsey724
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A very dramatic sculpture and fountain that is in the more ordinary part of town by the station. Not sure if rape and abduction would be considered a suitable subject in this #metoo era!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

nothing more refreshing on a hot day than standing near to one of Catanias beautiful fountains beautiful in daytime and spectacular at night

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is a monumental fountain build 1907 by a sculptor and his son to décor the train station square in Catania. The fountain is inspired to ancient mith of Proserpine ,daughter of Demetra and Zeus. Kidnapped from Ade king of the obscurities and the hell....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ToninoG1974
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is a great sculpture, but it is not well kept. it looks very tired and needing a freshen up. It is a bit hidden and not well marketed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AlfonsoLondon
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Spectacular fountain with beautiful statues, you can feel the motion and emotion of the moment represented.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FedericaMioMao
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It doesn't look like it's a fountain when you arrive. Inside there a 2 fountains of fresh water (although I'm not sure if you can drink it). It's a lovely spot and makes a good phot. A little further up there is another much less...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jo l
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I must say we only visited this attraction just because it was on on way to the train station. Still, a very nice fountain, very well worth a picture with!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Carlos_Gonzalez2013
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We caught numerous buses with connections in Catania and on arrival to the bus station each time, we kept passing this fountain. We were intrigued enough, to go and have a look when we eventually spent a couple of days in Catania. Fontana di Proserpina...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank KTGP
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