Piazza Armerina
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Discover 5 places to see in Piazza Armerina

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Permanent exhibition of the mining civilisation

Permanent exhibition staged at the headquarters of the Zolfatai League founded in 1903, aimed at safeguarding the tradition linked to the extraction of the sulphur in the central-eastern Sicily. Expose numerous sulphur crystals, calcheroni miniatures, Gill ovens for melting sulfur, winches with relative shafts, carriages on Rails for transport of sulphur extracted, the various tools work phases, a niche with Santa Barbara, patroness of miners. A monochrome photographic exhibition represents the extractive and transformation phases of sulphur.


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Museo della Civiltà Contadina

Folklore Heritage Museum housed in a historical building and characterized by exposure of local cultural heritage of the early twentieth century.


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DIOCESAN MUSEUM

The Diocesan Museum is housed in the Archbishop's Palace, an elegant Mannerist Palace attributed to Giandomenico Gagini, with hints of very sober but Baroque, dating back to the first half of the 17th century. Currently houses a permanent exhibition of works of art of ecclesiastical origin or religious themed found and restored and temporary exhibitions of contemporary art in the mezzanine. The permanent exhibition entitled "recoveries and refunds. Acquisitions and restorations in the Diocese of Piazza Armerina "offers visitors some works of great value as the large painting of St. Andrew the


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REGIONAL MUSEUM AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL AREA OF THE VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE

One of the most important findings to date made is that of the famous Villa del Casale.  With an area of over 3500 square meters, the Villa was the hunting residence of Maximilian, colleague of Diocletian Herculean in the management of the Roman Empire. It is today an extraordinary witness of life in Roman times thanks to its mosaic floors, famous throughout the world. The achievement of these mosaics is now attributed to African teachers as inventors of this art that spread in countries with whom we came into contact. The importance of the Villa world nature is due to the impeccable condition


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PARCO MINERARIO FLORISTELLA GROTTACALDA

The mineral Park is one of the most important sites of industrial archaeology in southern Italy and one of the largest, ancient and significant sulphur mining areas of Sicily. Can be considered a unique open-air museum, in whose territory the sulfur mining activities is documented from the late 1700 to 1986, when mining ceased in the area definitely each task linked to zolfifera production. In fact, in the territory of the Park are still visible galleries, facilities, equipment and systems used for the extraction of the sulphur in the two centuries of mining activity. From the ancient "discend


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