Going Baroque In Palermo At Casa Professa

Cherubs caressing mermaids are the focus of this detail of the dizzying Baroque artwork you’ll find at the Chiesa del Gesù (also known as Casa Professa) in Palermo. Decorated from floor to ceiling with inlaid marble, stucco, frescos, and sculpture, this Catholic temple is one of the most shocking sites you’ll see in the Sicilian capital.

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