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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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The beauties di (en)Salemi

Saintly House Salemi
CAPPELLA CASA SANTA
Encompassed in the structure of the ex Collegio is an internal chapel with painted walls,...
Ex Mother Church Salemi
EX CHIESA MADRE
The ex Mother Church, dedicated to San Nicola of Bari, which collapsed following the earthquake...
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...
Castle Salemi
CASTELLO NORMANNO-SVEVO
The castle, which dominates the territory was built or reshaped, in Swabian times on...
Silver and sacred vestements museum Salemi
MUSEO DEGLI ARGENTI E DEI PARAMENTI SACRI
In the sacristy and in the crypt of the church of Sant’Agostino are exhibited...
Largo Belvedere Salemi
LARGO BELVEDERE
Salemi is in the centre of a very fertile territory with a strong agricultural activity; this is...
College Church, organ Salemi
ORGANO DELLA CHIESA DEL COLLEGIO DEI GESUITI
The organ in the chiesa del Collegio - College church, painted with flowers and gold plated,...

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