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As you travel around Palermo, you will find occasional reminders of the darkest period of the Mafia in the 1990's when, feeling under threat, they blew up the magistrate Giovanni Falcone, his wife and police escorts and killed the priest Guiseppe Puglisi, whose tomb is...More
Judge Falcone was blown up on his way home from the airport about 25 years ago. The blast was so huge, it made a cater several metres deep which disrupted the motorway double carriageway. On the site of the explosion, two columns stand to remind...More
This two columns made by red marble wants commemorate the most terrible murder made by mafia.
The judge Giovanni Falcone and his security team was killed by a bomb blast placed below the highway.
This blast was the non returning point of the mafia escalation....More
This gets five points simply for being here. Judges Falcone and Borsellino (after whom the airport is now named) were blown up and killed by the mafia on this stretch of the autostrada. So as you drive between airport and city, you will go through...More
It was really hard to find it because of the connection of the highway and and other highway in a round point. Badly indicated.
When we were there, the park close to the monument was under maintenance. Although, it was an emotional moment to be...More
Situated on the road from the airport to Palermo, this monument pays tribute to those brave men who fought and died to try eradicate this pestilence from Sicily. It's also a mark of shame on those who allowed it to happen