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What to see in Melissa, Crotone

Peasant struggles' Research Center of Melissa was established to promote the study and knowledge of the history of the peasant movement and bracciantile and fights for the conquest of the landed estates. Inside the museum there is the photo exhibition "Melissa 1949 - 1979 - thirty years of photographic detection on condition and the culture of the lower classes". The exhibition is realized by the Chair of the History of the popular traditions of the University of Messina, describes from different points of view the daily life, the uses and habits of peasants of Melissa. Many of the photos were taken from the famous painter Ernesto Treccani, who worked as a clipboard for his artistic research. The artist established with Melissa a ratio of strong bond to which inspired for a long time its work. The Center also organizes conferences and exhibitions and preserves studies and material of important documentary value.

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Mother Church of San Nicola
The Mother Church of San Nicola is the first of three parish in the village of Melissa, in Calabria.
Piazza del Popolo,, Melissa (KR)
0.68 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
Rock caves
in the territory of Borgo Melissa, in Calabria, there is a group of rock caves, some embedded in the village other in the countryside.
Via S. Caterina, 3, Melissa (KR)
0.74 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
The Wine Museum Palazzo Ferraro
At the Wine Museum of the village of Melissa, in Calabria, it is possible to discover the tools that were used for the processing of the grapes and the production of wine.
Via Roma,, Melissa (KR)
0.77 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
Church of San Giacomo Apostolo
Church of Saint James the Apostle is the oldest of the village of Melissa, in Calabria.
Via San Giacomo,, Melissa (KR)
0.82 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
Castle of Melissa
the castle of the village of Melissa, in Calabria, is the symbol of its historical culture and its feudal tradition.
Porta di Gardu,, Melissa (KR)
0.95 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
The Church of San Francesco di Paola
the Church of San Francesco di Paola is the most recent church built in the village of Melissa, in Calabria.
Via di San Francesco, Melissa (KR)
1.00 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
The Church of Santa Maria dell'Udienza
the Church of Santa Maria of the hearing of the village of Melissa, in Calabria.
Strada Provinciale 12, 115, Melissa (KR)
1.68 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
The Monument to the Fallen of Fragalà
The Monument to the Fallen of Fragalà in the village of Melissa, in Calabria, was erected on the occasion of the anniversary of the Massacre of Peasants of Fragalà 1949.
Strada Provinciale, 11, Carfizzi (KR)
2.04 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
Aragonese Tower
The Aragonese Tower is located in Torre Melissa, a hamlet of the village of Melissa, on the Ionian Sea.
SS 106 Jonica, 6, Torre Melissa, Melissa (KR)
7.02 Kilometers from Peasant struggles' Research Center
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