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Beautiful mosiacs

Found this church on the way to the craft market which we never found and it was a delightful... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2015
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I love to visit the the churches in Italy, I am Roman Catholic and love that I can walk in pay my... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
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8 Jun 2015
“Marvelous Baroque style”
26 May 2015
“Beautiful mosiacs”
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Another beautiful example of the Baroque style, this city is an open air museum and reeds each church is treated as a museum. This church outside is simple but the really interesting part is contained inside where there are works of art really fascinating including...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Found this church on the way to the craft market which we never found and it was a delightful surprise. Beautiful gold mosaics, paintings on the ceiling.

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I love to visit the the churches in Italy, I am Roman Catholic and love that I can walk in pay my respects and view works of arts from the Renaissance on the church walls. This church was not a disappointment a tranquil amazing place...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

This really is a rare gem of a church. The outside is very plain but inside is awesome. The artisan work with mosaic is absolutely exquisite. It is amazing that such intricate work was achieved at that time. There are mosaic works all over Europe...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Laceyrs
Reviewed 30 September 2013

From the outside, I could not see anything special until I went inside. Speechless! Wonderful interior decoration. Really fantastic! I felt so much admired of its richness and skillfulness. The craftsmanship was in top level. It was worthy at all. Good value and good moment.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Really spectacular over-the-top interior. According to Lonely Planet the nuns kept it a secret for quite a while so it is great to be able to see it. However, being charged to see every church in Palermo soon adds up, unfortunately! And while there are...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank ruthrees
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Fantastic seeing is believing. The craftsmanship is amazing, walk around the building then go inside you will be so enthralled you will just sit.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Fairly inconspicuous from the exterior, but incredibly detailed, rich and ornate inside. Similarly to the chapel in the Norman palace you can see extensive use of expensive materials for decoration, gold, porphory, and intricate mosaic work. If you look up and towards the entrance you...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 7 May 2012

This church looks nothing from the outside but it must have one of the most spectacular decorated interiors I have ever seen. Baroque gon mad! the richness of the decoration together with the sculpter and painting is just breathtaking. The ceiling frescoes and the decorated...More

Date of experience: April 2012
5  Thank frenchfoodie2
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