San Giovanni degli Eremiti

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Commissioned by Roger II (12C), San Giovanni degli Eremiti and its luxuriant garden is an oasis of freshness and tranquillity. One of Palermo's most famous churches, it is a simple angular structure surmounted by five domes, evidence of the Arab know-how behind the Arab-Norman style. The interior is sober and void of ornamentation; the hustle and bustle of the city seems a world away.

Useful information

Address:

Via dei Benedettini 18, 90134 Palermo

Phone:

+39 091 651 5019

Price:

6 €

Opening hours

9am-7pm, Sun-Mon 9am-1.30pm (last admission 30min before closing)

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