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Discover 3 places to see in Tossicia

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CHURCH OF SANT'ANTONIO ABATE

In the quarter called Terra Nuova (New Land), on the top of the built area of the town, there is a little church consecrated to Saint Antony the Abbot, which in the fourteenth-century was certainly adjoined to a Hospitaller center of the order of the hermit Saint. The magnificent portal, carved by a Lombard master named Andrea and dated 1471, is what remains of the stone façade, after the demolition of the belfry that towered over it at the beginning of the last century. Made up of local white stone, it has Romanic forms with concentric arches, but is rich of Renaissance reliefs with angels an


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MUSEUM OF CRAFT TRADITIONS

The Museum of techniques and craft traditions of Tossicia was founded with the purpose of promoting the environment of the Sicilian Valley and its historical, cultural and artistic heritage. The exhibition is meant to encourage the knowledge of local craftsmanship especially among students of every age. The exhibition consists of four sections concerning the most important handicrafts related to the rural and pastoral world, symbolized by for elements: copper, textiles, wood and corn. About these themes the museum proposes activities and live experiences involving students and teachers in orde


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MARCHESALE PALACE


The palace is situated in the middle of the town of Tossicia, once the main center of the so called Sicilian Valley, which rises on the ridge of a hill between the torrent of the valley and the river Chiarino. The palace belonged to the Counts Orsini and then, as from the sixteenth century, became the residence of the Marquises Alarçon de Mendoza. The building, which towers over the village, is composed at least of two separate blocks and its present aspect is the result of several adjustments. The oldest parts are testified by the coats of arms of the two families carved on the architraves an


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