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Reggio Calabria

Last city of Italian peninsula

  • Author: redazione
  • Date Posted: Jun 11, 2017
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  • Address: Reggio Calabria

Reggio is the last city of Italian peninsula. It is located between the mountains of Aspromonte and the narrow sea which divides Calabria from Sicily. 

Reggio is the main centre of an historically and culturally important area.

In fact it hosts the National Museum of Magna Grecia which is considered one of the most important museums of Mediterranean area The Museum main attractions are the several evidences of the different cultures that characterized southern Calabria since the Greeks. Visitors must-see attraction are: Bronzi di Riace, the philosopher’s head, the Kuros of Reggio , The head of Apollo, the group of Dioscuri, the bronze tables of the Zeus Temple archive of Locri Epizefiri and the collections of pinks. 

Reggio CalabriaIt is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has been was one of the most important cities of Magna Grecia thanks to its strategic location.

 

Reggio Calabria is nowadays one of the three most important cities of Calabria.