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this was one of the better churches in Erice, worth a visit. the ceiling was amazing as was the... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Dania Beach, Florida
Graceful interior full of light

Chiesa di San Martino is another church included in the combination "5 Churches of Erice" ticket... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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22 Sep 2017
13 May 2017
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Via petro salerno, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

this was one of the better churches in Erice, worth a visit. the ceiling was amazing as was the entire interior.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Scubaman628
Reviewed 13 May 2017

There are several churches in medieval Erice . It is hard to decide which one is the most impressive . Chiesa Di San Martino , built in the 14th cent. seems to be plain on the outside, but wth the sculptures art works and painting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank saul g
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Most churches you visit, that's it, the church. Here they have owned up several more rooms with small exhibitions in them. And they have music playing. Very atmospheric.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mymaschere
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I really like the Chiesa Di San Martino. It has a lovely, light atmosphere with so much 'whiteness' and is well worth visiting. It is included in the price of the Erice ticket. the building dates from the 14th Century but underwent reconstruction commencing in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Chiesa di San Martino was originally a Gothic church, built 14th century. In 1682 it was reconstructed and building was completed in 1688. The interior underwent more changes in the 18th century. The interior is so crisp and white and the nave floor is beautiful....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KTGP
Reviewed 11 June 2016

newly restored quite place for prayer you can buy a ticket for 5 euros and see a bunch of churches all the money from the ticket proceeds goes towards maintaining the churches

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank amy c
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Chiesa di San Martino is another church included in the combination "5 Churches of Erice" ticket. Rather modest exterior with lovely portal details contrasts with beautiful white full of light interior with interesting woodwork of the choir and the pulpit, the equestrian wooden statue of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Frankly I think Erice is worth for the views, so if it is cloudy, which it often is, then you missed out on the best the city has to offer. This church is really a very average to below average church in terms of architectural...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

We were surprised to find such an amazing architecture of the church. High ceilings beautiful sculptures and painting. I think it's well worth a stop and you stroll the city.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank MartyO_13
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This is one of the many churches in Erice that vie for attention. The interior is bright with ceiling paintings and interesting art. Certainly, this church should not be missed during a trip to Erice. The church benefited from the Congregation of Purgatory, begun by...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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