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The Monumental Complex of St. Peter is a series of interconnected buildings that are now used for various cultural and social purposes. The complex is also an architectural monument. The buildings house a lecture hall, a conference hall, a cinema, a children's center, a photo library and a video library. The City Museum and the City Library are housed in a Benedictine monastery built in the 16th century. The former refectory and the old cells in the tower have been converted into exhibition halls.
The City Museum is divided into three sections. The first section presents exhibits that tell about the period of the unification of Italy. Here you can see original documents, portraits, paintings, sabers, old leaflets, uniforms, medals, photographs and much more. The section was founded by Giacomo Giustolisi.
The second section contains items on archeology. The section is housed in the residence of the International Center for the Study of the Roman, Carthaginian and Phoenician Heritage. Among the exhibits here you can see numerous vases, amphorae, vessels, bowls and other utensils created during the existence of the ancient city of Lilibey. All exhibits, housed in three rooms, date from the 4th century BC. – 2nd century AD
The third section is devoted to folk traditions. Here are kept the masks and costumes that the residents of the city wore on Holy Thursday, the tradition of celebrating which is one of the most important in Marsala.
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Topic: Monumental complex of St. Peter in Italy, Sicily resort.