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Must visit the roof dome

This church is beautiful inside but the real beauty and surprise lies if you walk down the side of... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
steviejgalfie
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London, United Kingdom
spend time on the roof

the tour to the top is amazing you get to see the back and workings of the church which interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
AnnaliseE4
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This church is beautiful inside but the real beauty and surprise lies if you walk down the side of the church and pay the 2.50 euros to take a walk to the summit of the dome. Stunning views of Palermo for what is a very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

the tour to the top is amazing you get to see the back and workings of the church which interesting and the views - wow just wow - about 100 steps not a bad walk

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnaliseE4
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is an unusual and very different church from many in Palermo. The interior is more like the layout of a theatre. Beautifully decorated and contains some very interesting pieces of art.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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