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Garden of Agrigento

European Day of the Righteous all over Italy

This year, too, European Day of the Righteous witnessed the participation of dozens Italian towns, which have sought to remember the deeds of those who have opposed genocide and persecutions.

​Father Puglisi’s tree in the Temple Valley of Agrigento

Editorial by Gabriele Nissim, Chairman of Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous; translated by Carolina Figini

There is no single archeological site in the world where you can feel the charm of Greek civilization with the same intensity as in the Valley of Temples in Agrigento.

6 March in Italy

The celebrations of European Day of the Righteous saw the participation of numerous Italian towns, which, through meetings, conferences, shows, documentaries, books and planting of new Gardens, have paid tribute to all those who have fought and still fight against genocide and to defend human dignity.

Gardendo of Agrigento


On 3 december 2015, the Garden of the Righteous of Agrigento was inaugurated in the archaeological park of the Valle dei Templi. During the ceremony, Father Pino Puglisi, the priest killed by the Mafia in 1993, was honored with a olive tree.

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