"Nave" di Cascella | ViaggiArt

"Nave" di Cascella

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Lungomare Giacomo Matteotti, Pescara

It is the main monument of the city. Built in 1986 in travertine marble, the fountain was commissioned by the town council to the sculptor Pietro Cascella to embellish the promenade. The sculpture represents a rowing boat and suggests the vocation to fishing the city and the prisoners of Bourbon Bath, exploited as rowers on ships until 1859.



Pescara is the birthplace of the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, national "Vate", and of the writer Ennio Flaiano. During the fifth century Pescara first passed to Ostrogoths, then to Byzantines and finally to Longobards. During the reign of...