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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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S. Pietro Church Trapani
Church of S.Pietro
Of early Christian origins, it was reconstructed in 1076 by the Earl Ruggiero d’Altavilla....
Villino Nasi Trapani
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Built on “lo scoglio” (1898) by deputy Nunzio Nasi, it has art nouveau decorations and furnishings.
Post office building Trapani
POST OFFICE BUILDING
Designed by the engineer Francesco La Grassa, it was started in 1922 and finished in 1927. The...
Torre di Ligny Museum Trapani
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RNO of the Salt pans Trapani
RNO SALINE DI TRAPANI E PACECO
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Coral Trapani
CORALLO
The traditional working of coral, an activity which developed greatly in the XVII and XVIII...
Church  of the Jesuits Trapani
OPERE D'ARTE DELLA CHIESA DEI GESUITI
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Palazzo Riccio, Baroni di S. Gioacchino Trapani
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