Randazzo’s Dazzling Cathedral

Like something out of a fairy tale, the (almost) 800-year old Santa Maria Cathedral in the City of Randazzo was constructed in the Frederick Gothic Style, a style encouraged by a civic and military program sponsored by Holy Roman Emperor and King of Sicily Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. The black lava stone blocks of the structure highlight that Randazzo is in the unavoidable path of the spewing Etna. Now, I simply need to add some lords and ladies to the foreground of the photo, and you’ll be transported to medieval times.

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