Porto Empedocle is a town and comune in Italy situated on the coast of Strait of Sicily, administratively part of Agrigento province. It is namesake of Empedocles, a Greek pre-Socratic philosopher and citizen of the city of Agrigentum (today Agrigento), in his day Greek colony in Sicily. Primary industries of Porto Empedocle include agriculture, ironworking, fishing, pharmaceuticals, rock salt refining.
Holy Roman Emperor Charles V ordered a tower built to protect territory's reserves of harvested grain in the 15th century. Later the tower was converted to a prison and is today a social and cultural center. Parrocchia Maria SS.del Buon Consiglio is the main church, which is located in the city center. The marl Scala dei Turchi is nearby, on the coast of Realmonte.
Highlights: Agrigento temples, Selinunte
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5 October, 2016
14 October, 2016