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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
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
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 395, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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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
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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
Thank Jim B
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
1  Thank Printulsiprintesa
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
Thank opossumd
Reviewed 1 May 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
Thank Watson1874
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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