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Salemi

On the site where once, the ancient Sicanian city of Halyciae rose, set on top of the Monte delle Rose (Mountain of the Roses), is Salemi, one of the most secluded and interesting towns from an artistic and monumental point of view of the province of Trapani. In the historic centre, ancient town houses made in the local campanella stone, and churches, the oldest of which is the Paleochristian basilica of San Miceli, the medieval castle and the Jewish quarter of Rabato can be found. Usually a quiet town, Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th March) when the town organises symbolic dinners and transforms itself into a rich continuation of altars decorated in arabesque bread rolls and rich in allegorical elements. The many small museums are not to be missed.

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The beauties di (en)Salemi

Piazza Dittatura Salemi
PIAZZA DITTATURA
The name of the square commemorates the proclamation of the dictatorship by Garibaldi who here...
Church of S. Agostino Salemi
CHIESA DI SANT'AGOSTINO
The church of thirteenth century origins was renovated in the XV century and restructured in the...
Montagna Grande and Rubino dem Salemi
MONTAGNA GRANDE
The Montagna Grande mountain complex which is a Sito d'Interesse Comunitario - Site of Community...
Altar of saint Joseph Salemi
FESTA DI SAN GIUSEPPE
Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th...
Cloister of S. Agostino Salemi
CHIOSTRO DI S. AGOSTINO
The fifteenth century monastery of the Padri Agostiniani is connected to the church of...
Silver and sacred vestements museum Salemi
MUSEO DEGLI ARGENTI E DEI PARAMENTI SACRI
In the sacristy and in the crypt of the church of Sant’Agostino are exhibited...
Saintly House Salemi
CAPPELLA CASA SANTA
Encompassed in the structure of the ex Collegio is an internal chapel with painted walls,...
Ex Mother Church Salemi
EX CHIESA MADRE
The ex Mother Church, dedicated to San Nicola of Bari, which collapsed following the earthquake...

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