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Chiesa del Purgatorio, Trapani

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  • We were in Trapani during the week before Easter. They have a 400 year old tradition of parading the passion of Christ statues throughout the city. We were there on Wednesday and witnessed the very mo...  more »
  • Within this church are 20 platforms holding multi figure tableaus. These platforms are carried in a 24 hour Good Friday procession. The figures are life size and intricately carved, This is where the ...  more »
  • I was a few minutes early to another event nearby, so I had heard this was a very interesting place to visit. I was overwhelmed with the Mysteries around the church depicting the stations of the cross...  more »
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  • This church replaced the concept of fresco with sculptures of scenes from the new testament. It is original and well done. Definetly the worth a visit!
  • Just a regular small church, but it hosts the 20 group of statues making up the traditional procession of Misteri, hekd in Trapani each year on good Friday
  • Beautiful! To visit in pre Pasquale and for "the scinnute". You can see the statuary groups vis crucis (mysteries)
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  • If one is in Trapani, the Chiesa delle anime del Purgatorio have visited. Not necessarily because of the actual Church, which is also very nice, but above all because of the groups of figures, which in the processions of the Settimana Santa, which play a large role Holy week.
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  • Little hidden with name rarely used. ! Very beautiful on the inside.
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