New Gate

New Gate photo - Palermo
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23.03.2014  16:57

New Gate (ital. Porta Nuova) — a triumphal arch in honour of Charles`s V victory over Turks. Is in the main street Palermo, Korso Vittorio Emanuele (ital. Corso Vittorio Emanuele (or Cassaro)). The street is at once behind collars, a historical path, from an antiquity the uniter Palermo and Monreale.

First gate are erected at vice-king Markantonio in 1583, destroyed by explosion of a stock of gunpowder in 1667. In two years are anew built up (architect Gaspare Guercio) when have received a present pyramidal roof.

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  • Fortification
  • Stella on Plaza Independents
  • New Gate
  • Monument to Phillip V
  • Monument Caetano Buccer

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