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ⓘ Mount Bonifato




Mount Bonifato
                                     

ⓘ Mount Bonifato

Mount Bonifato is a mountain in north western Sicilly in the province of Trapani.

It is famous for its pine forest and natural reserve of Bosco di Alcamo. On its slopes they found the proto-historic necropolis and traces of an ancient settlement. If you climb to the top, you can see the remains of the old reservoir, called the Funtanazza, and the gate called Porta della Regina, which implies the existence of surrounding walls. In addition, on top of which are remains of a castle with four towers, which was built in the late 14th century the Ventimiglia family, feudal lords in the territory of Alcamo for a certain period.

                                     
  • Ignazio de Blasi speaks about it and says that the Church, at the foot of mount Bonifato was very old as it has the main door facing west and the Cappellone
  • poet lived, and who, more probably, was born in the old town set on Mount Bonifato and called Longaricum, rather than in the present town of Alcamo. In
  • Castellammare, at 258 metres above the sea level and at the foot of Mount Bonifato a calcareous complex 825 metres high. At the altitude of 500 metres
  • been wrongly considered the progenitor of the dwarf elephant. Alcamo Mount Bonifato Quarry Travertine Roman furnaces in Alcamo Gazzette PDF www.gurs
  • divided into various sections: the archaeological funds discovered on Mount Bonifato and in the Castle of Calatubo, the paintings of Turi Simeti, Vito Bongiorno
  • rows of columns with monolithic marble shafts extracted from the near mount Bonifato The stuccoes were made by the Curtis, while the floor was realized

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