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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Catena

Piazzetta delle Dogane, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 607 7111
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good62%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
16 Nov 2017
“Interesting but not a must do site”
12 Feb 2016
“Not worth the money”
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Piazzetta delle Dogane, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 607 7111
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant church with an interesting loggia. The custodians were pleasant. The interior is plain and simple. We had a reduced entry ticket with the "il circuito del sacro". Pleasant, but if your time is limited then not an essential place to visit.

Thank Douglas645
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Beautiful location and exterior. However, upon entering the building we were rather underwhelmed. Despite the english handout of the history of the church, there really wasn't much to it and the handout wasn't very well explained or labelled with regards to which part of the...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

This little church is on the harbour in Palermo and is worth a quick visit. The nuns will hand you a little laminated card which tells the story of some prisoners being freed from jail by the virgin who unlocked their chains and then a...More

Thank XNKK
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

This small church is located near the Palermo's harbor, quite hidden from from the tourism trail being located far enough from the historic and perhaps because of its low popularity. The church is very old indeed is dated to around AD 1500 and is surprisingly...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2015

We passed this attractive church most every day, and visited on a Sunday morning as mass was ending. At first glance it doesn’t look like a church. Both the exterior aspect and the interior are impressive. On a wall is the chain that is the...More

Thank permia
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

A spacious church with some clearly catalan influences, the structure itself however still reveals a norman layout - especially visible in the transept from the outside.

Thank AnnyDirk
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