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Architecture is amazing

We walked the entire center so from port entry to port entry. So interesting. Stopped and had a... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nice walk around centre of Marsala

Enjoyed this - a nice walk around the town centre, starting at Porta Garibaldi. Spend 30 minutes to... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We walked the entire center so from port entry to port entry. So interesting. Stopped and had a little lunch at a street cafe, so very enjoyable

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We walked through on the way to the charming town centre, full of little shops and cafes and the ubiquitous lovely little churches. We didn't take a lot of notice of the Porta Garibaldi to be honest, but as an entrance it worked perfectly and...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is an ornate gate in the town walls, named after possibly the most famous person to walk through it. Take a look if you happen to be nearby, but don't go far out of your way.

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We've eaten his biscuits. We've worn his shirts. Now here's his gate, marking the landing and entry of Italy's great, revolutionary leader who brought land reform and an end to the rule of the aristocracy of the time. Now they have the E.U.. The town...More

2  Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 22, 2017

There is a rather pleasant visa through these gates looking into Marsala with the street in the background. The gate seems to have lost much of its original glamour, bur remains an imposing entrance. A pleasant enough entry into the town which is good for...More

Thank Nastame
Reviewed September 10, 2017

There are two main gates (Porta)in town, Porta Nouva and Porta Garibaldi, During the day as you walk toward the Garibaldi gate from the east on via Garibaldi you will get a magnificent view of the blue sea.On both side there are lots of restaurants...More

Thank Lasagna37
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Enjoyed this - a nice walk around the town centre, starting at Porta Garibaldi. Spend 30 minutes to an hour walking in this area

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

a splendid example of architectural endurance and upkeep through the generations. Details of original build are intact.

Thank daleheathermaria
Reviewed July 15, 2017

The Gate or Archway into the city are given its name by the fact that Garibaldi landed here with his army and entered the city with his small army of "Red Shirts". The Archway itself is not overly significant other than for its historical value....More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed June 10, 2017

You have to know the story of Garribaldi or preferably read Ïl gattopardo" to enjoy it more. I would not make a special tour to review this item

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