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Awe-inspiring entrance into a theater of the gods

Well, Palermo is not only that long list of marvels for which, map in hand, you have to stay in a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Province of Verona, Italy
Unbelievably attractive

A church that looks like a theatre, with an elliptical plan, velvet curtains and high pile carpets... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Cervo, Italia
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 395, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 323392
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Well, Palermo is not only that long list of marvels for which, map in hand, you have to stay in a queue in full sun and get on a touring bus... It's also a long list of marvels that pop in front of you when...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

A church that looks like a theatre, with an elliptical plan, velvet curtains and high pile carpets, with a long history of destructions and restorations, stupendous marble and stucco decorations and superb acoustics, where classical concerts are given regularly as well as religious services. A...More

Thank opossumd
Reviewed 30 April 2018

An old church which is now fascinating as a result of its "theatre" interior. The old things are worth looking, but the modern ideas of an architect converted it to a place where todays people are still welcome and feel participating in the religious ceremonies.

Thank Geert C
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Very beautiful church and anyplace else would be a jewel in the crown but with so many gorgeous churches in Palermo its one among the many, still worth a few minutes visit free the time we went.

Thank Eils G
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Easy to walk past and miss - take the time to look out for it. Beautiful inside, and also able to climb the 146 steps to the dome - great view from the top.

Thank George S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Probably one of the historic places in the city which is less known and easy to miss - however don't! It has a long and eclectic history and is stunning inside with exceptional period features and a wonderful sense of peace, calm. Very low cost...More

Thank Watson1874
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The view is amazing. We took so great pitcures. It is definitly recommendable. The Price is also okay.

Thank finesthour
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Cheaper than the cupola in the cathedral at 2 euros 50. You get an amzing view down via V Emanuele towards the sea at one end and the cathedral at the other. Much less busy too when we were there.

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A pleasant surprise greats you behind the tall narrow entrance doors of this apparently unassuming building as approached from the street. A most incredibly display of a baroque church with balconies and a very tall although damaged & subsequently restored dome. The additional surprise is...More

Thank IvorWadsworth
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What struck me most about "another barocco" church in Sicily , is the setting of the chairs, pretty unique . Harmonious in color as well The man at the door was really kind and respectfull .

Thank rana t
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