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Mother Church

It might not be widely known that the first person in the world to record a Jazz record in New Orleans, was Nick La Rocca who was originally from Salaparuta and that the origins of Jazz can be traced back to a group of young jazz musicians, including Luis Prima and Roppolo, all originally from the town. It must also be known that the new Salaparuta, with its layout of straight roads and large squares, rises a few kilometres from the old inhabited centre which was completely destroyed in the earthquake of ’68. The suggestive foundations of the Mother Church and of the ex-Capuchin monastery have recently been recovered, and the town jealously protects the fifteenth century statue of Bianca di Navarra, which was saved from the ruins. Visit the town during the setting up of the altars in honour of San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) or the celebration of the ’ncontru - meeting, on Easter day, between the simulacrums of Christ and Mary, and don’t forget to try a tasty and typical ‘nfigghiulata accompanied by the delicious Salaparuta DOC wine which is produced here. 

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The beauties di (en)Salaparuta

SANTA CATERINA Salaparuta
STATUA DI SANTA CATERINA
The works of art recovered from the ruins left by the earthquake are now kept in two new...
Ex Convent of Cappuccines Salaparuta
EX CONVENTO DEI CAPPUCCINI
Built around the end of the XVIII century, on land bought by Prince Fabrizio Alliata the...
The crying Salaparuta
LACRIMAZIONE DEL SACRO CUORE DI GESU'
On the external wall of the Sancetta house a niche commemorates the site of a miraculous event;...
Ruins of the Mother Church Salaparuta
RUDERI DELLA MATRICE
In the site where the Mother Church stood, it is presumed that a chapel already existed in the...
Event Salaparuta
SAGRA DEL FORMAGGIO E DELLA RICOTTA
In August, an event promoting the importance of typical local products with tastings accompanied...
Altars of Saint Joseph Salaparuta
FESTA DI S. GIUSEPPE
Expression of a tradition which is renewed every year are the symbolic altars of San Giuseppe...
Church of the Trinità Salaparuta
CHIESA DELLA TRINITA'
Designed by the architect Vito Corte, in a rectangular layout, the church holds works coming...
Mount Porcello Salaparuta
MONTE PORCELLO
Mount Porcello and Sinapa Wood contain scrub formations of high value for nature and landscape....

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