Castelvetrano is a town and comune in the province of Trapani.
In addition to the Archaeological Park in Selinunte, there are many other interesting things to do and see:
The Civic Museum of Castelvetrano.
A very small museum where, however, it is possible to find some of the most important evidence of the Greek presence in all of Sicily. Among which the Efebo stands out, from the 5th century BC a bronze statue, about 85 cm high, depicting a boy.
The Bellumvidere Castle.
Hunting residence of Emperor Frederick II of Swabia is located in the center of Castelvetrano where now there is Palazzo Pignatelli.
the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, from 1500 which shows how Arab art has merged with the Sicilian one. It is among the most important buildings in the city. with its massive structure and bell tower, it preserves wooden trusses with spectacular cross vaults. There are works of art and decorations dating back to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Church of San Domenico in Castelvetrano.
It dates back to 1470 in late Gothic style and was the mausoleum of the Aragona-Tavaglia family. Very rich in decorations and stuccoes, including the Tree of Jesse, which represents the descendants of Jesse, father of King David, up to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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