Architectural Mix in Palermo

Palermo Cathedral’s cupolas, which are adorned with majolica tiles, are a historical contrast to the Norman-Arab details over the arched original windows. The cupolas were added in 1781. The original Norman church as build between 1179 and 1185. These are just two examples of the numerous architectural styles that exist side by side in the…

Facade details of Cefalù’s beautiful Norman cathedral. #experiencesicily #cefalù #palermo #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #sizilien #italy #italia #italien #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #ig_sicily #siciliaph #siciliafoto #fotosicilia #igerssicilia #instasicilia #ig_sicily #igfriends_sicilia #instapalermo #cathedral #cattedrale #design #architecture #architeturra #normanarchitecture #ig_cefalu #ig_palermo #nofilter #gf_italy  

Noto’s cathedral (La Chiesa Madre di San Nicolò) was completed in 1776 when the city was rebuilt following the devastating earthquake of 1693. The Sicilian Baroque church sits at the center of a theatrical urban plan that is known as a “stone garden” for its use of local white rock and its elegant symmetry. Take…

One of the bell towers of Cefalù’s beautiful Norman cathedral. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia #instasicilia #sicilytravel #cefalú #cefalu #cattedrale #cathedral #architecture #sky #architettura