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Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie

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A must see if you’re in Town (Piazza Armerin)

The church an be seem from all over town as it’s on the highest hill and its very tall. It closes... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
Richard A
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Greenville, South Carolina
The crown of the town

Beautiful church on the "top of the hill". Another fine example of Sicilian Baroque. A bit... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
Giorgio G
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 Aug 2018
“Lovely Cathedral. Worth the climb up the hill.”
1 Nov 2017
“A must see if you’re in Town (Piazza Armerin)”
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Piazza Cattedrale 1, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 680214
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I suspect the "proper" town is often bypassed because of the amazing villa in the valley below. It's worth a short detour to view the Cathedral. After you have feasted your eyes, walk across the square to the cafe, and order one of the home...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

The church an be seem from all over town as it’s on the highest hill and its very tall. It closes between. 1:30 and 3:30pm so plan accordingly. It’s Sicilian Baroque, run down on the outside(it is very old) and has been updated some on...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Beautiful church on the "top of the hill". Another fine example of Sicilian Baroque. A bit disappointing inside, as I do not find it as adorned and in good shape as I had expected. A beautiful square lays before the church, with a great black...More

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

As we drove into town the cathedral dominated the skyline of this small hillside town. Imposing and majestic are accurate descriptions of the building from the outside. But the inside was unexpectedly beautiful. The blue and white color motif and the fabulous design which lights...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Awesome site to visit! It is a hidden gem! That little square is packed with history! The whole town is worth a visit.

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

I'll never forget the first time I walked up a street in the old city to find the duomo/cathedral. I thought I had reached it but what I saw was another fabulous old building. I realized my error and kept going, rounded the last bend...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

The Duomo of Piazza Armerina is incredibly imposing, with a dome over 76 metres high. Built on the foundation of a 15th century church, it was constructed between 1604 and 1719, while keeping the 15th century bell tower which is over 44 metres high. The...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2016

The cathedral is huge and for such a small place amazingly bulky. It is worth the climb up the hill from the main square for the view and for a look at this impressive building

Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 10, 2016

The Piazza is beautifully paved and there a small amount of free parking. The interior is majestic with a painting of The Madonna over the altar. There is also a suspended 15th century painted cross.

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Reviewed February 12, 2016

The cathedral majestic dome dominates the city, so the visit there is inevitable. An example of the typical Sicilian Baroque architecture with a fragment of gothic architcture - rests of the pre-existing church of XV century. Despite of the presence of important paintings, icons and...More

1  Thank Anorielle
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