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Church of San Cataldo, Palermo
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Get a taste of Arabian-Norman architecture at red-domed Church of San Cataldo. Built in 1160 during the Norman occupation of Palermo, the church shows Islamic and Byzantine features, such as its cubic forms, blind arches, and the red domes on the roof. Inside, under the simple stone arches and bare walls, appreciate the original mosaic floor. With our world travel planner, Palermo attractions like Church of San Cataldo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Next to the Church of Santa maria dell'ammiraglio or Martorana, the small church of San Cataldo with its characteristic dome from minaret, today entrusted to the mendicant order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. With clean lines and clean, ideal for deep meditations; go toe-to-toe and pure soul, to hear the roar of the centuries which it refers, the noise of weapons and understand its meaning, too rushed and void of sense ...
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  • Next to the Martians in the center of Palermo, this is a small church built 800 years ago with a mix of byzantine-arab architecture. The pink domes are a landmark of the toe but the interior is also v...  more »
  • The Church of San Cataldo, a masterpiece designed by workers with Islamic Western is a must vedere.la you will find Roman alongside alla Martorana or Church of Santa Maria dell'ammiraglio, however close to 4 songs, Fontana Pretoria etc
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