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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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Palazzo d’Alì Trapani
PALAZZO D'ALI
The family of senator Giuseppe D’Alì had it built between 1876 and 1904. The...
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...
Church of Purgatorio (purgatory) Trapani
CHURCH OF PURGATORIO (PURGATORY)
Built in 1688, by the architect Pietro Castro, its layout is that of a Basilica with a nave and...
Piazza Saturno Trapani
Fountain of Saturn
Originally built in 1342 by the will of the noble family Chiaramonte and one of the first...
Fardelliana library Trapani
Fardelliana Library, ex-Church of S. Giacomo Maggiore
Built in the thirteenth century by the Order of the Knights of Saint James of Spain, it hosted...
Church and monastery of San Francesco d’Assisi Trapani
Church and Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi
Rebuilt in the sixteenth century on the site of the church founded in 1272 by the Franciscan...
Museum Pepoli Trapani
MUSEO REGIONALE PEPOLI E CHIOSTRO
The Regional Museum “Pepoli” is a prestigious institution located in the ex-monastery of the...
Palazzo Lucatelli Trapani
PALAZZO LUCATELLI
Built in 1455 to be used as a hospital and renovated in the 16th century and enlarged in 1628...

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