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Salemi

On the site where once, the ancient Sicanian city of Halyciae rose, set on top of the Monte delle Rose (Mountain of the Roses), is Salemi, one of the most secluded and interesting towns from an artistic and monumental point of view of the province of Trapani. In the historic centre, ancient town houses made in the local campanella stone, and churches, the oldest of which is the Paleochristian basilica of San Miceli, the medieval castle and the Jewish quarter of Rabato can be found. Usually a quiet town, Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th March) when the town organises symbolic dinners and transforms itself into a rich continuation of altars decorated in arabesque bread rolls and rich in allegorical elements. The many small museums are not to be missed.

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San Miceli basilica, mosaic Salemi
BASILICHETTA PALEOCRISTIANA DI S. MICELI
In San Miceli district is the remains of a small basilica, a rare example of a building of...
Jewish Quarter Salemi
QUARTIERE EBRAICO "LA GIUDECCA"
La Giudecca was the Jewish Quarter who, for centuries, lived side by side with the...
Castle Salemi
CASTELLO NORMANNO-SVEVO
The castle, which dominates the territory was built or reshaped, in Swabian times on...
Mount Polizzo Salemi
AREA ARCHEOLOGICA MONTE POLIZZO
Studies carried out on Mount Polizzo, have brought to light the remains of a Elymian city which...
Largo Belvedere Salemi
LARGO BELVEDERE
Salemi is in the centre of a very fertile territory with a strong agricultural activity; this is...
Mokarta, archaeological digs Salemi
AREA ARCHEOLOGICA MOKARTA
On Mokarta hill, a few kilometres from Salemi, there are the remains of a village dating back to...
Sacred art section of the Civic Museum Salemi
MUSEO CIVICO -SEZIONE DI ARTE SACRA-
The sacred art section of the Civic Museum is mainly made up of fifteenth and sixteenth century...
Loaves of Saint Joseph Salemi
PANI DI SAN GIUSEPPE
During the festivities for Saint Joseph, the people of Salemi show their devotion towards the...

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