Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Italy


Hope everyone is doing well out there? Everything rolls on?
There are so many places I want to visit in this world, but sometimes you wonder if life is enough haha! One of them fanciest places, abandoned places. They are old, but still in good condition anyway. I have a whole full list, but first it is to overcome the fear of water. Dive down 17 feet and see this wonderful statue!

Who's with me?

Videos Vittorio Innocente - 
The Christ of the Abyss is a bronze statue placed 17 meters deep in 1954 on the bottom of the bay of San Fruttuoso, between Camogli and Portofino,
within the Marine Protected Area of Portofino Promontory. 
The idea to put the statue on the seabed, 
was Marcante Duilio following the death of Dario Gonzatti during a dive in 1950. 
The statue, about 2.50 meters high and built by sculptor Guido Galletti, 
was laid on August 22 thanks to the Italian Navy and many divers. 
The hands of Christ, addressed to the surface, 
are open as a symbol of peace.

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