Cathedral

Interesting
Since the 6C, the original basilica has been altered time and again, resulting in this composite-style but rather majestic building. The south portico, from the 15C, is in the Catalan Gothic style, whereas the chevets have retained their original Arab-Norman style (12C), with their geometrical patterns with incrustations of lava. The neo-Classical cupola was added in the 18C, at the time the interior underwent a complete overhaul.

Useful information

Address:

Via Papireto, 90134 Palermo

Phone:

+39 091 334375

Opening hours

7am-7pm, Sun 8am-1pm, 4pm-7pm - royal tombs, treasury, crypt and roof 9am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-12.30pm

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