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Museo Tesoro del Duomo

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Address: Via S. Giacomo, 2 | Piazza Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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beautiful jewelry

An exceptional collection of religious art, a real treasure. The jewels and offerings are masterpieces of goldsmith.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

An exceptional collection of religious art, a real treasure. The jewels and offerings are masterpieces of goldsmith.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Definitely work a visit; inexpensive entrance fee. You will find countless jeweled sacred items, as well as the gold mantel that covered an icon of Mary and Jesus that no longer exists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This classic museum is inside the Church on the right hand side. There is a small entrance fee. The calices and other artifacts on display are well maintained. Some of them dating back a few centuries. Videos and photos are not permitted inside

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Inside the Cathedral there is a small museum with about 400 pieces in 4 rooms (2 floors), some dating from the 10th century, the main piece of the museum is the "Manta d'oro" (Golden Mantle) which is the covering, in the Byzantine tradition, for the sacred image of the Madonna of the Letter on the high altar of the Cathedral... More 

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Messina, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

The museum is full of fantastic gold, silver and bronze pieces, which date back from the 11th century. With the Audioguide everything becomes a bit more interresting and clearer (takes about 20min). The golden Manta is a priceless piece that just enchants you with its beauty!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2012

This is a must see museum for antique and relic connousseurs. Inside are collections of very valuable reliquary kept for safe keeping. Some of the items dates from the middle ages and are full of gold, silver, and priceless vestments and statuaries saved from the WW II bombing of Messina. Truly a wonderful and rich experience. This is located inside... More 

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