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It once stood isolated in the countryside, but now it is the city's most important building. Of the original building the Gothic facade, rose window and a doorway still remain (XIVth century). The massive belltower is typically baroque.
Pepoli National Museum in Trapani. It is situated in the former Annunziate Carmelite Monastery, it has excellent archaeology and art collections. The two ground floor rooms house many kind of works of art, including: the notable ST. James by Antonello Gagini a late 15th century holy water stoup.
The first floor room house many paintings including Titian's beautifull St. Francis receiving the stigmate.
Giudecca Palace in Trapani. It stands inside the old Jewish quarter. Built in the 16th century, it has a tower, a diamond pointed wall, richly decorated windows and an ogival doorway.
Annunziata Shrine in Trapani. It once stood isolated in the countryside, but now it is the city's most important building.
The Mysteries. Every Good Friday, the Mysteries statuary is carried through the streets of Trapani, statues which represent the passio of Christ. This statues are carried on the shoulders of the massari (holders), who rock (the bier) the group of statues, since they take little steps from the left to right and forward and backwards. The 'Annacata' (the rocking of the bier) of the holders, the music played by different bands, the hooded men with coloured tunics, the flowers that decorate the Mysteries, the tourists that take pictures, the dried fruit stalls of seeds, (peanuts and salted pump in seeds) abd tge toy balloon sellers transform the Good Friday night in an endless show.
Events and manifestations in Trapani
Part of the information regarding the history, the art, the traditions and the events about the city of on this page is drawn from www.wikipedia.org respecting the GNU Free Documentation License.