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Discover 5 places to see in Castelbuono

Admire the most beautiful places of Castelbuono and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Castle of Ventimiglia

The castle of Ventimiglia is located in Castelbuono , in the city of Palermo Metro Following the restoration of 1997 emerged the structures of a previous building to the castle of Ventimiglia , built in 1317 by Count Francesco Ventimiglia . The current building is the result of many renovations that make the reconstruction of its original appearance difficult. A simple rectangular plan , shows the outside a mixture of styles that at that period influenced the whole architecture of Sicily . The volume cube recalls the Arabic style ; square corner towers echo the Norman ; the round tower refers


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Church of the Nativity of Mary-new one

Built between the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, it is clear the reference to the cult of St. Anne patroness [unclear]. Collapsed during the 1820 earthquake, it was rebuilt in 1830 without the original dome and the demolition of the two bell towers, damaged by the earthquake and maintaining the surviving parts. The reconstructed architectural complex is in a neoclassical style.

The Latin cross interior is divided into three naves supported by twelve stone columns, covered with stucco. We can admire stucco lining the four columns of the two altars of the transept, typical of t


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Church of Maria Santissima Assunta-Old Array

The church of Maria Santissima Assunta is the old mother church of Castelbuono.

The church dates from the fourteenth century. The restorations have brought to light some elements of a XIII century building. It is believed that it was originally a mosque, of which there are two windows to Moorish arches troubled discovered during the restoration, the oldest walls. It also seems that the bell tower was built on the ruins of a Saracen tower. [Citation needed] The building has undergone several changes over time and currently mixes the Romanesque-Gothic styles, Catalan Gothic and composite-Chia


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Fountain of Venus Cowry

At the heart of "old land", today the main course, is the fountain of Venus Ciprea (XV century), which decorated the entrance of the old Ypsigro. Rebuilt in 1614 in the city center, at the top there is the archaic statue of Andromeda, the Venus with Cupid and bottom center of Greek art panels depicting Diana Bathing. The statues were found during the clearing of the lands of ventimigliano garden; a plaque commemorates the discovery.


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NATURALISTIC MUSEUM ' F. MINÀ PALUMBO '

The Museum contains the collections created by the naturalist Francesco Minà Palumbo in studies carried out with perseverance in the Madonie area between 1837 and 1899.

These collections include finds from every part of the Madonie and attinenenti to flora, fauna, geology, prehistory, history, agriculture, industries, etc.

They therefore provide a complete picture of the history and nature of human activity in the territory starting from its origins until the end of the 19th century and represent the key of mountainous region that is universally recognized as the most important biogeographical u


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