A pretty park bordering Viale della Libertà and Via Duca della Verdura, Giardino Inglese (“English Gardens”) was designed by Giavan Battista Filippo Basile in 1851. Amidst the lush vegetation and exotic plant species are numerous sculptures, greenhouses, pavilions, and the quaint English Garden Hotel. Among the most notable features is the liberty cast-iron bronze fountain statuary in the central lake and the Arab-Norman-inspired temple. The largest attraction is the 1891 monument dedicated to the famous general and revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi, composed of the statue “Lion of Caprera” by Mario Rutelli and two sculpted reliefs “The Landing at Marsala” and “The Battle of to the Deck of the Admiral” by Vincenzo Ragusa.
Born from the love of haute cuisine and fine art, Chef Carmelo Marino of Al Covo Dell’Arte (“The Art... Read more