Madonna of Trapani

Trapani, Italy

The Basilica-Sanctuary of Maria Santissima Annunziata (also called 'Madonna of Trapani') was originally built by the Carmelite Order in 1315–1332 and rebuilt in 1760.

The church houses the skull of Saint Albert of Trapani in a silver statue crafted in the 18th century, and the relics of Clement of Ancyra.

It houses a marble statue of the Madonna of Trapani (Our Lady with Child), which might be the work of Nino Pisano. The statue is life-size, weighs 12 tons and is 165 cm high. To her left she is holding the baby Jesus.

The ancient convent today is the 'regional museum Agostino Pepoli', one of the most important Sicilian museum.

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Founded: 1315
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Enza Di Bella (2 months ago)
I always come every year and then the walk, the granita‼ ️
Caterina Carollo (3 months ago)
Devotees gather in prayer in front of the splendid statue of our lady
Paolo Diamante (10 months ago)
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Jennifer Kalb (13 months ago)
Magnificent statue of the Madonna and one of the few places in Trapani that is alive for Sunday Mass, recommended
Pil Chat (4 years ago)
it's not the cathedral, but it's the main devotional church for the locals. worth a visit
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