Cathedral, Palermo

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  • The Cathedral of Palermo
    The Cathedral of Palermo
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  • The Cathedral of Palermo
    The Cathedral of Palermo
    by Danalia
  • The Cathedral of Palermo
    The Cathedral of Palermo
    by Danalia
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    The Cathedral

    by SeaBreezeUSA Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Cathedral
    During the Norman domination, in 1184 the archbishop of Palermo Walter Offamilio started the construction of a splendid cathedral to replace the Muslim mosque with a Christian church.
    Over the centuries the additions and restorations modified the original building: the most radical change was made by Ferdinando Fuga in 1771 and in 1809. He was an architect from Florence and gave to the interior of the church a neoclassical aspect.

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    Palermo Cathedral

    by bambino36 Written Oct 10, 2004
    Cathedral, Palermo

    Inside many treasures are kept. Precious objects found in the tombs of Kings and Emperors. A "must visit" place.

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    Palermo's cathedral is an...

    by ucbwalker Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Palermo's cathedral is an astonishing synthesis of architectural styles. Inside, it's admittedly pretty dull, but that's more than made up for in the exuberant, schizophrenic exterior.

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    It's clear that a lot of...

    by ucbwalker Written Aug 25, 2002

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    It's clear that a lot of attention went into the construction of this cathedral. Even the doors are precious works of art.

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