Territorio storico, turismo:una mappa delle risorse e delle prospettive del centro storico di Palermo

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The historic center of the city of Palermo has a huge reservoir of cultural heritage, including churches, palaces and ancient remains, many of which are undervalued, others who are in a state of advanced decay. The abandonment in old structures is sometimes disastrous and accelerates the decay processes already in place; for example in 1997 he assisted in the opening of the Palermo recovered century complex of the Pang, in those years a symbol of the rebirth of the city and then, a few years later, in 2009 also to its sudden closure. The historic monument of the Pang, in this case, represented - for those who came later to aim of controlling the city - the Administration that it had promoted years before his recovery; so its closure was a natural consequence that has occurred with the color change Po-lytic the same Municipality. In this sad record, the loser is the city, those who visit, tourist, wandering in an old town often inhospitable, which does not offer anything interesting. The tourist offer of the ancient Palermo is not cured and recovery interventions - when executed - do not take into account the different possibilities that the cultural property once historical Territory, tourism: a map of resources healed 225 can offer. The functional choices that are made are often not the result of careful planning, but stem from random motivations often improvised. Also today, there is no real coordination between agencies deputies to the promotion, enhancement and recovery of cultural heritage and there are still many barriers also cultural factors among different levels of skills, which should more than ever need to be integrated today. The consequences of these attitudes are often predictable: the tourist, apart from the Cathedral, the Palatine Chapel and the Cathedral of Monreale often does not know exactly what to visit in Palermo, and this is really unusual, especially if we think that our city has a secular culture, has a elevatissi- mo number of churches, palaces and dissemi- nate historical architectures in four districts. Palermo, to a greater extent than other Italian city has a historical territory Va-'m very, extending beyond the confines of the walled city: the Palermo of liberty, for example with the system of suburban villas now incorporated into the contemporary city is an enormous wealth of resources not sufficiently enhancement Zato. The monumental heritage that dot the city are not made available to the system, does not represent an offer for the turi- is going to stay a few more days in Palermo. The recent opening of museums, such as the GAM (Gallery Mo- derna) in the historic center, which houses an interesting exhibition of paintings by Sicilian painters of the last century, opened in 2006, has produced little in terms of tourist attraction ; It shall be valid even if they are not actually inserted into virtuous ral cultural circuits that favor the development and integration with other facilities in town and the region. The contribution identifies the resources to be deployed,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationAtti IV Riunione scientifica Sistur - Palermo 26/27 ott. 2012
Pages224-231
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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