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The ancient Drepanon in the shape of a sickle extends towards the sea, the main source of life for the fishing activity and for the tourist-commercial port (once a source of richness with the coral fishing). Passing through the historic centre, one can read the signs of the various cultural stratifications, from the oldest quarter, Casalicchio, to the Jewish quarter of Giudecca, to the medieval ruins of the Castello di Terra – Land Castle, to the Castello di Mare – Castle of the sea, or of the Colombaia. In the main street, palazzo Senatorio, and palazzo Riccio di San Gioacchino are splendid. The Church of Purgatory which holds the Misteri (twenty sculptural groups depicting the Passion of Christ), and Church of the Collegio are interesting. Not far away from the historic centre is the Sanctuary of the Annunziata and the Pepoli Museum, which holds precious jewels of art. South of the city, the Salt Pans are a unique environmental site from where the Salt Road itinerary begins.

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Church  of the Jesuits Trapani
OPERE D'ARTE DELLA CHIESA DEI GESUITI
In the church of the Jesuits the seventeenth century paintings by the Flemish Geronimo Gerardi,...
Church of Santa Maria del Gesù Trapani
Church of S.Maria del Gesù
It is one of  the most significant churches of  the city. It was realized in the first...
Palazzo Milo, Baroni della Salina Trapani
PALAZZO MILO BARONI DELLA SALINA
It was built in the seventeenth century and belonged to the Saura family; was then bought by...
Tuna products Trapani
PRODOTTI DI TONNARA
a real delicacy is mattanza tuna, perfect for sauces, but also conserved in salt (tunnina),...
Palazzo Senatorio Trapani
PALAZZO SENATORIO
The Senate hall, also known as “Palazzo Cavarretta” stands on the site where the...
Palazzo Alessandro Ferro Trapani
PALAZZO ALESSANDRO FERRO
Built in 1775 by Alessandro Ferro, descendant of one of the most illustrious families of the...
Cous cous Trapani
COUS COUS
A typical dish is the traditional couscous of Arab origin, made from bran which is steamed and...
Madonna of Trapani Procession Trapani
FESTA DELLA MADONNA DI TRAPANI
The 16th of the month is dedicated to the Madonna di Trapani which, after the procession in the...

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