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Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi

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6 Apr 2017
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Piazza di San Francesco d'Assisi, off Via Paternostro, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There seems to be a confusion with some of the reviews...this church is in Palermo not Assisi. It is tucked away in a quiet piazza in the Kalsa district. Inside it is very decorative with a lot of beautiful Sicilian marble.

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

If I'd have missed this church during my stay in Palermo I would have been annoyed. It is an absolute gem.

Thank AlanB4619
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is one of a route of four churches in the Kalsa district. It has a baroque apse which is amazing but is most interesting because the whole history of Palermo from Norman tomes is visible in the construction and extensions of the church

Thank mikeofstourbridge
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We had decided to sightsee for few hours, we ended up spending the day, history and church are a must see

Thank Angel-Trails
Reviewed March 20, 2016

I have visited twice and each time I see something new and amazing in this blessed church. The views alone are wonderous.

Thank JLCWashingtonState
Reviewed February 4, 2016

Palermo is full of monuments of different period of Sicily's history, but still without this little square the impressions would be incomplete. Decorated quite modestly, the facade is still so powerful and full of eternal harmony that your breath will be held for some time....More

Thank Pavel M
Reviewed October 6, 2015

It is amazing! I was moved by its scale and formation. It is huge cathedral with several chapels inside. Tomb of San Francesco was solemn. Every visitors must have taken a pious attitude. I did not know San Francesco before. But at this cathedral, I...More

Thank Kim_Creator
Reviewed September 15, 2015

The Piazza is a magig spot wiht the San Francesco church. Last time we was in Palermo their was a wedding in the church. A good experience to follow the wedding which was lively and cozy.

Thank dengodesmag
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Walking miles from the park to get here is worth it when you finally get to enter the church and sit for a while contemplating. The church itself is different from the usual and also getting to see the tomb of San Francesco who lived...More

Thank Rita593
Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ran out of time so we couldn't go for guided tour inside but it's sooo beautiful place ! Give a try !

Thank Dicele G
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