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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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Villino Nasi Trapani
VILLINO NASI
Built on “lo scoglio” (1898) by deputy Nunzio Nasi, it has art nouveau decorations and furnishings.
Misteri Trapani
GRUPPI SCULTOREI DEI MISTERI
Eighteen statue groups, made from wood, cloth and glue from the XVII and the XVIII centuries,...
Palazzo d’Alì Trapani
PALAZZO D'ALI
The family of senator Giuseppe D’Alì had it built between 1876 and 1904. The...
Church and monastery of S. Domenico Trapani
Church of S. Domenico
A church that dates back to the thirteenth century, rising on the only hill of the city and was...
Cous cous Trapani
COUS COUS
A typical dish is the traditional couscous of Arab origin, made from bran which is steamed and...
Museum Pepoli Trapani
MUSEO REGIONALE PEPOLI E CHIOSTRO
The Regional Museum “Pepoli” is a prestigious institution located in the ex-monastery of the...
Piazza Saturno Trapani
Fountain of Saturn
Originally built in 1342 by the will of the noble family Chiaramonte and one of the first...
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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