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Palazzo d’Alì

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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Madonna degli Angeli Trapani
OPERE D'ARTE DELLA CHIESA DI SANTA MARIA DI GESU
An extremely sweet Madonna degli Angeli by Andrea della Robbia, in glazed terracotta, decorates...
Misteri Trapani
GRUPPI SCULTOREI DEI MISTERI
Eighteen statue groups, made from wood, cloth and glue from the XVII and the XVIII centuries,...
Palazzo Ciambra - Giudecca Trapani
PALAZZO CIAMBRA-GIUDECCA
Built in the sixteenth century by the Ciambra family, the coat of arms can still be seen on the...
Church and College of the Jesuits Trapani
CHURCH OF THE JESUITS
Planned by the architect Natale Masuccio of Messina in 1614, it is among the most significant...
Palazzo d’Alì Trapani
PALAZZO D'ALI
The family of senator Giuseppe D’Alì had it built between 1876 and 1904. The...
S. Pietro Church Trapani
Church of S.Pietro
Of early Christian origins, it was reconstructed in 1076 by the Earl Ruggiero d’Altavilla....
Sanctuary, Madonna of Trapani Trapani
Sanctuary of the Annunziata
Built in the first half of the 14th century by the Carmelite fathers. In the 18th century it...
Madonna of Trapani Trapani
STATUA DELLA MADONNA DI TRAPANI
A splendid fourteenth century marble statue attributed to Nino Pisano and considered to be one...

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