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Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi

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“An architectural delight”
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“A visual history”
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Piazza di San Francesco d'Assisi, off Via Paternostro, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

If I'd have missed this church during my stay in Palermo I would have been annoyed. It is an absolute gem.

Thank AlanB4619
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is one of a route of four churches in the Kalsa district. It has a baroque apse which is amazing but is most interesting because the whole history of Palermo from Norman tomes is visible in the construction and extensions of the church

Thank mikeofstourbridge
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had decided to sightsee for few hours, we ended up spending the day, history and church are a must see

Thank Angel-Trails
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I have visited twice and each time I see something new and amazing in this blessed church. The views alone are wonderous.

Thank JLCWashingtonState
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Palermo is full of monuments of different period of Sicily's history, but still without this little square the impressions would be incomplete. Decorated quite modestly, the facade is still so powerful and full of eternal harmony that your breath will be held for some time....More

Thank Pavel M
Reviewed 6 October 2015

It is amazing! I was moved by its scale and formation. It is huge cathedral with several chapels inside. Tomb of San Francesco was solemn. Every visitors must have taken a pious attitude. I did not know San Francesco before. But at this cathedral, I...More

Thank Kim_Creator
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The Piazza is a magig spot wiht the San Francesco church. Last time we was in Palermo their was a wedding in the church. A good experience to follow the wedding which was lively and cozy.

Thank dengodesmag
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Walking miles from the park to get here is worth it when you finally get to enter the church and sit for a while contemplating. The church itself is different from the usual and also getting to see the tomb of San Francesco who lived...More

Thank Rita593
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We ran out of time so we couldn't go for guided tour inside but it's sooo beautiful place ! Give a try !

Thank Dicele G
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Totally isolated town on the top of a mountain. Several Castles and town buildings are incredible to see. Amazing time.

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