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We bought the ticket which gave access to the main sights. This being one of them. The ceiling... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
LMK63
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old large historic and perfect for the clever photographer. You can go up the bell tower and... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
chris e
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Piazza Matrice, 91016, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 26, 2014

The beauty is within the Duomo with its grand ceiling carved from chalk (according to my guide). Sadly however it was so busy with tourists (including myself) it seemed noisy and crowded, and did not allow for any peaceful reflection. However when in Erice it...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

The Duomo is restored in the 19th century from the church built in the 14th century. It has beautiful examples of religious art of the centuries as well as use of local sandstone and different marbles from around the world Of particular interest is the...More

1  Thank DERtravels
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We bought the ticket which gave access to the main sights. This being one of them. The ceiling was stunning. Other than that I cannot remember anything outstanding.

Thank LMK63
Reviewed September 12, 2018

old large historic and perfect for the clever photographer. You can go up the bell tower and overlook the town but just staying on the ground is worth a look around

Thank chris e
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Erice is a beautiful hilltop town with fabulous views over Trapani, the sea and surrounding countryside. It is small enough to be able to walk around most of it in a few hours with lots of small roads and paths - be careful as the...More

1  Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Erice is just that kind of town. Nothing takes your breath away but everything exudes such elegance and charm, you just want to let it seep in. Chiesa Madre is another of such example. The exterior takes you back centuries and reminds you of a...More

Thank BrigitteGolightly
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Also called the "Mother Church" it's a beautiful church in a medieval town. Cost is 2 euros, but worth it. Stunning architecture and interior.

Thank catgirl2004
Reviewed May 28, 2018

A highlight to visit. Do not miss stunning architecture and interiors. Buying a pass ticket for various monuments is good value.

Thank WhaleMelbourne
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Duomo on my own and was quite impressed. The church looks imposing from the outside, but is quite bright and airy on the inside. The plaster ceiling is worth a look on its own. 10 or 15 minutes will probably do it...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

A fairly stark cathedral but beautifully decorated ceiling. The adjoining bell tower was fun to climb - all included in the 6 euro "passe-partout" ticket that you can buy. This gives you access to 5 of the major churches in town, including the bell tower....More

1  Thank cant83
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This church has a very unique and beautiful vaulted ceiling with intricate stucco work that resembles lace. We have never seen anything like it before. The adjacent tower was worth the climb for the excellent views from above.

1  Thank GreccioItaly
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Out of the many churches in this medieval town, this is considered the best and most important. Cost is 2 euros per adult. One can also climb the 13th century bell tower for a combined ticket of 5 euros.In January, not all the churches are...More

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