Historical building

Palazzo della Vicaria

Via San Francesco D'Assisi, 45, Trapani

Built in 1820 on the existing properties of the Society of Jesus, it is also called "Palace of the former Prison" because of the role maintained until 1965. The...

Religious building

Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio

Via San Francesco D'Assisi, Trapani

The Church of the Purgatory's Souls is the seat of the most important rituals of Holy Week. its construction dates back to 1688, designed by Don Pietro Lo Castro,...

Religious building

Chiesa del Collegio dei Gesuiti

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 17, Trapani

Original building dates back to the mid-seventeenth but after a collapse in 1696, it was rebuilt on a design by Vincenzo Cascio. The facade, divided by "campanedda"...

Religious building

Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Trapani

St. Lowrence's Cathedral is the main place of Catholic worship of Trapani. Built at the behest of Alfonso the Magnanimous, in 1421, over the centuries it was...

Point of interest

Piazza del Mercato del Pesce

Via Mura di Tramontana Ovest, 1, Trapani

Square Fish Market, near Porta Felice, was also "the Bocceria" (from French boucherie) because it also included a small building used for slaughtering cattle. It was...

Historical building

Palazzo delle Poste

Viale Regina Margherita, Trapani

Built between 1924 and 1927 by architect Francesco La Grassa, the building is in Art Nouveau style: monumental facade is divided into a series of pointed arches in...

Historical building

Palazzo d'Alì (o del Municipio)

Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Trapani

Built in 1904, the Palace is now the Town Hall. The facade is on two orders: the first, which opens onto the large entrance door surmounted by a balcony, is smooth...

Historical building

Palazzo Senatorio (o Cavarretta)

Via Torre Arsa, 45, Trapani

Senatorial Palace (or Cavaretta) is the backdrop to Corso Vittorio Emanuele. Built in the early eighteenth century, it was the Town Hall until the middle of the last...

Museum

Palazzo Milo - Museo della Stampa Tipografica

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, Trapani

XVII century Palace belonged to Saura family, later bought by Baroness Milo. The architecture highlights the nobility of the building: special attention to the...

Monument

Fontana del Saturno

Via Sant'Agostino, Trapani

Built in 1342 by Chiaramonte family to celebrate the first aqueduct that brought water to the city from the Mount Erice, the Fountain is topped by a statue of...

Religious building

Chiesa e Monastero di Santa Maria del Soccorso

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 85, Trapani

Original construction dates back to 536, by Belisario, who had it built as a church for Greek rite. Rebuilt and expanded with adjoining Monastery around 1640, the...

Park

Villa Margherita

Trapani

Born shortly after the unification of Italy, but is open to the public in 1889, dedicated to Queen Margherita of Savoy. The Park covers about 21.000 square meters and...