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Close to the French border, Triora, in Italy, is known as "The Salem of Europe." It is a sleepy little ancient hill town in the region of Liguria. While much of the architecture in Triora dates back to the 12th century, its period of great fame was during the 16th century when a number of witch trials were conducted by the inquisition. The modern town of Triora still revels in its morbid history and the decedents of the original witches can still be seen in the town. There are plenty of places today where the history of Triora’s witch hunt survives. History and mystery buffs may like to take a look at them.