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Tropea

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Tropea is a town in the province of Vibo Valentia. Its morphology is very particular, is divided into two parts: the upper, with the town stretching on a rock overlooking the sea, and the lower, "The Marina", close to the port. The...

Palazzo Mottola Gabrielli

Tropea

The building has a special portal contained within two columns supporting the balcony above. Remodeled in the late '700 and early 800, originally it consisted only of ground floor and first floor. The building is rich in decorative elements...

Via Lepanto

Tropea

To the naval battle of Lepanto (1571) also participated some tropeane ships, as evidenced by a report of Sebastiano Veniero in 1572, in which it quoted the  noble Gaspare Toraldo, willing to offrie 1.200 soldiers if he had appointed...

Maschere Apotropaiche sui Portali

Tropea

The influence of folklore and other traditions is reflected on many portals of the old town of Tropea. Apotropaic masks, with the superstitious function to cast the negative influences of the evil eye, identify the superstitious character...

Tre Fontane

Tropea

In Tropea there are numerous fountains, outside and inside the walls, many of which are still active today. The main source that supplied water to the city was the Saint'Agase source, from which, through large aqueducts, came flows to the...

Antico Sedile di Portercole

Antico Sedile di Portercole

Tropea

The Portercole Seat was erected in 1703 to house the parliament of the Nobles of Tropea. It stands on the site where previously there was the Royal Bagliva, in the plane of the Three Fountains. The Bagliva was a judiciary of the Norman...

Chiesa di Santa Caterina

Chiesa di Santa Caterina

Tropea

St. Catherine's Church, formerly belonged to the Carmelite Fathers together with the annexed convent, was developed in that first occupied the St. Dominic's Church. The religious building originally had a larger plant, with the transept...

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