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From Norman times it echos history.

Erice is a most astonishing place. The only thing more exciting than the drive up to the fortified... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Denny S
Frankfort, Illinois
Dates back to the Norman days

The church dates back to the Norman days: it was originally built in 1070 and then rebuilt in the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Erice is 1 3/4 hours from Palermo. It has fog when there is none at lower elevations. The view is great if you don't have fog--but you can't rely on the weather forecast for that. This church is covered with scaffolding and closed. In general,...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this church on Easter Monday it was still decorated with statues that took part in the procession of the Good Friday. An interesting building to see build in the era of Count Roger.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is an average church in hey beautiful town up in the mountains above Trapani. Like all the sites in the city the number one thing is the city itself not the sites. Many more beautiful churches can be found in Sisley and this one...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I like to visit churches . Some people say you have seen one - you have seen them all . In the amazing medieval town of Erice, you may find several beautiful churches , each one with its own beauty . San Giuliano , a...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Like the other churches on the "Erice Pass" this takes you through several other room of the church & music is playing. Here there are a number of floats on display that are carried throughout the town on Good Friday.

Thank John F
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Chiesa do San Giuliano is certainly one of the most impressive churches in Erice. Its large cupola stands out on the horizon and one can take very good photos f it from the Castle of Venus. The church was founded in 1006 in honour...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Erice is a most astonishing place. The only thing more exciting than the drive up to the fortified town, is the view around the countryside once you are there. The Chiesa Dl San Giuliano, while not the biggest or most ostentatious church, is non-the-less impressive....More

Thank Denny S
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The church dates back to the Norman days: it was originally built in 1070 and then rebuilt in the 17th century. Gracious statue of Madonna and Child inside is worth attention. Beautiful pink stone facade and the Baroque bell tower of the Church di St.Giuliano...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Yet another place of interest in the wonderful town of Erice. The 1070's gothic church is seven hundred years older than the baroque belltower. As with most Norman buildings it is a massive solid structure.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The church of Saint Julian, Chiesa di San Giuliano, was built in 1076 and dedicated to St. Julian also known as "the liberator" by the Normans for his victory over the Muslims who conquered the citadel. The belltower was added in 1770 and represents a...More

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