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The Zisa district of Palermo, located close to the historic city center, is located in the heart of Palermo.
It takes its name from the castle that is inside.
The whole area in which it extends was a holiday and hunting place for the sovereigns, so much so that, originally, the entire park stretched out just outside the walls and consisted of small groups of houses around the mills for grain and salt built along the course of the Gabriele torrent.
The area was quite populated, so much so that inside it more than a thousand people lived there.
From the lush garden that was, the area has grown rapidly and has become a populous neighborhood incorporated by the city.
A few steps from the apartments we find the Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa, a former industrial area of ??Palermo, located behind the Zisa Castle, an interesting example of industrial archeology, today an important cultural center of the city.
The structure was built to house the Officine Ducrot and the Ducrot Studio, in addition to the Ducrot Air Force, and includes 23 sheds inside which were created the Art Nouveau furniture among the most beautiful in Europe, designed by Ernesto Basile, as the furnishings of Montecitorio and of the large Florio cruise ships.
After the recovery and restructuring of the spaces in the 90s, followed by years of neglect and negligence by the city administration, today the Shipyards are a real citadel of culture, being the area used for exhibition purposes, for events theatrical, musical, cinematographic and cultural initiatives of all kinds.
Among its guests the Shipyards include the Institut Français de Palerme, the German cultural center Goethe-Institut, the Gramsci Sicilian Institute and its library and the headquarters of the National Film School in Palermo, or the Experimental Center of Cinematography.
The Cantieri Culturali also include the Cinema De Seta, the only public movie theater in Sicily, home to international events such as the "Sicilia Queer Film Fest", the "Soleluna - A bridge between cultures" and the "Efebo d 'Oro', and ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee, a space dedicated to the production of contemporary visual arts of national and international scope.
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