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Real surprise

Step inside the doors of this quaint church and be ready for a surprise.Tucked away behind the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
kenhall1942
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Melbourne, Australia
Different

One goes inside expecting to see a church's interior. instead one get a reconstruction of what life... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
HantsJames
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UK
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1 Jul 2018
“Real surprise”
18 May 2017
“Different”
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Piazza di Marina Corta, 98050, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Step inside the doors of this quaint church and be ready for a surprise.Tucked away behind the front doors is a miniature village showing what life in Lipari was once like.For the addmitance price of one Euro A must if in the wharf area

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

One goes inside expecting to see a church's interior. instead one get a reconstruction of what life was in the "good old days"

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank HantsJames
Reviewed 5 August 2016

1 euro admission. An interesting mock miniature town with figurines and with live fishes in the canal.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Don't miss this church with it's wonderful model of the Marina Corta. Much history being uncovered about this church.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Open by appointment only....we found it via the lovely granita restaurant opposite the church....invited us back when one of the principals was available with the key. This large diorama depicts the lovely port area. It is populated with artists renditions of actual towns people. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank MegLark289
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I was really keen to see the diorama built by the fishermen and people of Lipari in the Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio in Marina Corta. Rising early in the morning we went to Marina Corta and were greatly disappointed to find the entire church...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Upon entering this little old restored 13th century church at Corto Marina I was amazed to see the extensive dioramas extending the length of the building with little figures, buildings and activities portraying aspects of the lives of the fisher-folk on this historic island of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The old church for the fishermen of Lipari at Marina Corto. Full of dioramas of village life with miniature figurines instead of religious iconography.

Date of experience: October 2015
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