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The Castle, located on the extreme tip of the mountain of the same name, stands on the ruins of the temple dedicated to Venus Ericina. The Norman fortress is surrounded by strong walls connected by a drawbridge at Torri del Balio. The defensive character is still witnessed by the machicolation above the entrance door is enriched by the coat of arms of Charles V of Spain and a mullioned window. Its interior architectural elements have been found to support the historical path, essentially referring to the reconstruction of the medieval fortress, which had been reused even fragments of the ancie
The Cathedral was built in the first decades of the 14th century according to the plans of the Architect Antonio Musso.
In Gothic style, were later added to "chiaramontani", which gave a vivid decoration and singular features original prospectus, which lacked even the present staircase.
The Interior was restored in the 19th century, is divided by two aisles while the vault of the main chapel was decorated with mosaics. In the main altar in the Centre of the transept, is the Madonna dell'assunta, holder of the Church.
Entitled to Antonio Cordici (1586-1666), historian, archaeological preserves ericino (stone inscriptions in Punic, Roman and Greek terracotta figurines of; 6th century BC, Roman amphorae and other exhibits of the late-Charles). Among the latest findings, we find a crib with Alabaster marble figures of the late 18th century, a trunk from 18th century Kit canvases painted between the 17th and the 19th century and a beautiful marble group of Gagini.