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Palermo Walking Tour: The Sicilian Mafia's True History

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  • Tour Palermo with the impassioned individuals of the anti-mafia movement, while helping the community move away from corruption..Explore the historic city center as you learn about the history of the Mafia and the movement against them..Meet the Sicilian locals and organizations that are taking a stand against corruption.
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Explore Palermo from a unique perspective as you learn about the famous Sicilian Mafia and the civil movement against them. Walk through the picturesque historic center of the city as your local guide explains the history of the Mafia in Sicily and the birth of the anti-mafia movement. Discover a side of the city that is finally rebelling against the protection rackets. Meet shopkeepers who are standing up for themselves by saying NO to the "pizzo," or protection tax. Support the ethical consumer campaign “Pago chi non paga”: I shop where they don’t pay pizzo--a campaign to support the anti-mafia movement and those that are rebelling against corruption. Along your way through this beautiful city, you will have a chance to witness the realities of the Mafia as well as the importance of the movement against it.

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