Chiesa di Santa Maria della Catena, Palermo

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Santa Maria della Catena is a church in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.The church was built in 1490-1520, designed by Matteo Carnilivari. The name derives from the presence, on one of the walls, of a chain (Italian: catena) which closed the Cala port.The work mixes late Renaissance style and Gothic-Catalan style, the latter especially visible in the three-part arcaded loggia located at the top of a staircase (added in 1845). The interior is also late-Gothic, and includes a cavanas of Nativity with Adoration of the Shephers (17th century) from an unknown master, 16th century bas-reliefs attributed to Vincenzo and Antonello Gagini, who also sculpted the capitals of the columns and the entrance portals.Annexed to the church is a 1602 convent house, which, starting from 1844, has been the seat of the State Archive.
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  • The Church of Santa Maria della Catena is a beautiful church in the city of Palermo, place of worship and faith
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  • Santamariadellacatena Church. Small comes some tourists. Port is also nearby. Fall unfortunately cost so very convenient compared to other large churches. Good going with the donation.
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  • It is a church in Gothic-Catalan style and Renaissance of the XV-XVI century. Located near Piazza Marina and one side of the Church overlooking the harbor. It seems that its name derives from a long chain attached to the wall which closed the access to the port. The Interior is divided into three naves and three apses. The price of the entrance fee is €2.50.
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  • ancient church with interesting architecture
  • Church Santa Maria della Catena. Interesting Gothic Catholic Church, located between marine and pizza porta felice. Santa Maria della Catena's name derives from a long chain that from an outside wall of the Church marked the boundary of the harbour of the city.
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  • Attributed to Matteo Carnelivari, this church is preceded by a large portico square at three low-bed arcades, behind which is the portal of which the cornice is adorned with a bas-relief of V. Gagini. Along the port up to piazza Fonderia, and this is the picturesque district of the Vucciria market.
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  • Glorious pee-Church
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