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Chiesa di San Domenico

Piazza San Domenico, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 584872
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Marble creation

This is another church in Palermo city, one made of marble and impressive by itself in terms of... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Elena P
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Rome, Italy
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See where some of Sicily’s famous are interred and memorialized.

This majestic church houses many caskets and memorials to Sicilians from the last 200 years. It’s... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
lfkwell
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This baroque church, built in 1640, is noted for its bell-tower decorated with Maiolica ceramic tiles from Caltagirone.
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Piazza San Domenico, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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"important church"
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"baroque architecture"
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"wonderful church"
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"falcone"
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"pantheon"
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"mafia"
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"tomb"
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"marble"
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"memorial"
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"interior"
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This is another church in Palermo city, one made of marble and impressive by itself in terms of work and details.

Thank Elena P
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This majestic church houses many caskets and memorials to Sicilians from the last 200 years. It’s also an active parish with Sunday Mass at 10:30. The dual sets of bells ringing as we left Mass was an uplifting finale. The surrounding Piazza has several nice...More

Thank lfkwell
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

This wonderful church is full of beautiful Italian Marble. The altars and many of the supporting areas are also made of marble. The main altar is stunning and has inlaid pieces in the front.The side altars each tell a story of an event that occurred...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Breathtaking Baroque Architecture with many Sicilian Greats buried inside including Giovanni Falcone

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This the pantheon of the city, that holds the tombs of many eminent individuals that belong to the city's history. Most important, and a sad reminder to all of us, the tomb of Giovanni Falcone, a hero of Italy and one of the judges blown...More

Thank Giorgio G
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The church is worth visiting in its own right, but is also the place where you can pay homage to Giovanni Falcone, the judge who dared stand up to the mafia and paid the price with his life. The square in front of the church...More

Thank cakewithaview
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We just wandered arround the old town of Palermo enjoying the different buildings and tasting local food at the local places. This church was one of the nice buildings we visited.

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Quite lovely church with beautiful architecture, not too far from the Cathedral and city centre. Nice space in front of it makes for a good photo opportunity.

Thank Aleksandar S
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful church for weddings. Amazing architecture and huge aisle. Convenient for drinks at a restaurant in the square. The Priest was very patient and caring.

Thank Adrian W
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's worrth the visit : not big but beautiful and interesting , with a nice Piazza , cafes and market counters , and the known Rennocente shop top floor is close by , for a nice look of the piazza and the church from up...More

Thank saul g
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