Ischia, Forio. Matteotti Square (Piazza Matteotti)
In a block from the Basilica of Loreto shopping street Corso Avvocato Francesco Regine expands to form an elongated area, more like a green Boulevard (map).
the Square is named after the lawyer and anti-fascists of Giacomo Matteotti killed by the nationalists in 1924.
This is the gastronomic centre of Forio, the square is surrounded by numerous cafes and restaurants.
Here you can taste the signature dish of the island - rabbit Iskitimsky with tomatoes, and of course, as in any seaside town, a significant part of the menu consists of dishes of fish and seafood.
as for drinks, the island is famous for its lemon and walnut liqueurs, which can also be tasting in the square.
colorful shop "Nicholas" presents a complete range of products from local farmers.
very popular local biscuits, "Taralli".
That depicts the fountain in the center of the square - hard to say. To me it seemed like a sea squid.
Looking at the construction, I remembered at the same time Salvador Dali and Antonio Gaudi.
on the other side of the sculpture was no less a kind of crucifixion.
Francesco Regina Street ends with a square Maltese (Maltese Piazza).
finally, I came to the embankment, which had a view of Cape Soccorso, which is the famous Church of the island.