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Palazzo d’Aĺ

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...
San Liberale Church Trapani
Church of S. Liberale
Built by the fishermen of Trapani around 1600 and made of coral, it was a votive offering to the...
Church and monastery of S. Domenico Trapani
COMPLESSO DI SAN DOMENICO
It rose at the end of the XIV century in the highest part of the city.
Cous cous Trapani
COUS COUS
A typical dish is the traditional couscous of Arab origin, made from bran which is steamed and...
Palazzo Senatorio Trapani
PALAZZO SENATORIO
The Senate hall, also known as “Palazzo Cavarretta” stands on the site where the...
Church and Monastery of S. Maria dell’Itria Trapani
Church and Monastery of S.Maria of Itria
The Augustinian Friars obtained it in 1613 from the confraternity of  Saint Mary of ...
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,...
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...

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