While this is definitely a Norman-Sicilian
Duomo, it does not have the same impact that similar Duomo in Monreale and Palermo, as the only Norman mosaics that remain are in the apse and side chapels. The rest of the building has either little decoration, and is therefore rather stark, or is in the baroque style, which doesn't blend very well with the medieval mosaics. There are indications that the floor would have been magnificent in the past, as there were samples of the patterns displayed around the walls, but the floor is now just plain grey stone. The stained glass windows are lovely, and only recently installed, and are not traditional in any way. There is no cost associated with going into the Duomo, but there is to view the cloister. Don't bother with this at present: they are currently restoring it, and the cloister pillars have been badly damaged in the past. This was rather disappointing, but I hope that it will improve once they and the rest of the structure have been completely restored.
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