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This cathedral was started in 1185 by the norman archbishop Gualtiero Offamilio. You can visit the Royal and Imperial tomb of Frederik the II, the urn with the relics of the patron Saint of Palermo Santa Rosalia, plus a treasury with a precious...more
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Eondercul Spanish inspired cathederal built on and out of former mosque there is an inscription from.the Koran on one of pillars. The ornate silver on show makes you think of the exploitation of South America by the Spanish
Newer tombs are to those who stood...More
This is one of the top 50 cathedrals of Europe. If you haven't seen your fill, or enjoy church and history, certainly visit. The price is essentially free to view the building with a very reasonable 3 euros for a inside look at rarely seen...More
The cattedrale di Palermo is one the historic sites in Palermo that can not be missed. It is a nice building that offers different options in the form of tours. Particularly I think it is a bit overpriced and, despite being nice inside it is...More
The Norman cathedral was built on the site of a Muslim mosque in the 12th century to rival the cathedral at Monreale. The external architecture is stunning and it is worth walking all the way round rather than just viewing it from the gardens in...More
I loved the outside of the cathedral. The big square in front of the side entrance gives you a wonderful view. The inside however is rather plain, and you can easily drop entering (and paying) without messing much.