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Oratorio di Santa Cita

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A Hidden Amazing Piece of Genius

A Stunningly creative beautiful body of wirk here at Saint Sita church on a quiet Valverde street... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lainey B
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bit of a surprise

stucco is well worth the walk - take the guide to talk you through what is on the walls well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Via Valverde 3, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Stunningly creative beautiful body of wirk here at Saint Sita church on a quiet Valverde street off Via Roma. Please go & find this. It is not difficult yo locate & even if it was I would still urge you to go. It is...More

Thank Lainey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stucco is well worth the walk - take the guide to talk you through what is on the walls well worth looking (this is also another name on trip advisor)

Thank AnnaliseE4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This chapel is tucked away in a side street and is on a upper level. But it is well worth a visit, just for the wow factor of the stucco work. This is a real gem of a building.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Giacomo Serpotta’s masterpiece, on which he worked for almost half of his long artistic life, overwhelms the visitor with its beauty and intricacy. Level upon level of white, superbly executed, stucco figures gaze down upon the viewer, who becomes central to this extraordinary work of...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Anyone who has watched Sicily Unpacked with Andrew Graham-Dickson and Giorgio Locatelli will be familiar with this. Either way, if you love beautiful chapels, put this on your must-do list for a visit to Palermo. The white stucco sculptures are just wonderful. My wife and...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is the oratorio where Giuseppe di Lampedusa slipped around to in between chapters, so to speak. It wriggles with white figures, and has some of the most famous Serpottas in it plus the Battle of Lepanto. There are the expected cherubs and the 'virtues',...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Even the teenagers were blown away by this one - but they have a bit of interest in history. Simply stunning. Don’t miss it

Thank Oonagh R
Reviewed May 31, 2018

It is a little off the beaten track but worth the effort. The room is filled with stucco putti and the stations of the cross.

Thank mrscoml
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

It's tricky to find so use Google maps and trip advisor but it's stunning. Costs 4 euros or another 2 to go to oratorio a few minutes walk. It's a gem!

Thank Jo K
Reviewed January 24, 2018

A small place with exquisite stucco work around the four walls including surrounding the windows. We found the audio guide helpful.

Thank Moses H
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