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Chiesa di San Francesco

Via Monsigliore La Cava | Mazara del Vallo, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 671111
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A must see

If you are visiting the town then this is a must see. The inside is an amazing visual feast with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent B
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A must in mazara

Slightly eerie, but fascinating ll the same. You actually feel you're stepping back in time. Free... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Dragonlair
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“next door” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Via Monsigliore La Cava | Mazara del Vallo, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0923 671111
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"baroque"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting the town then this is a must see. The inside is an amazing visual feast with ornate decoration and a marble alter exquisitely carved in the 16th century.

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Slightly eerie, but fascinating ll the same. You actually feel you're stepping back in time. Free entry.

Thank Dragonlair
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We didn't have long to spend in this lovely church but, like so many churches in Sicily, it is well worth seeing.

Thank Betty F
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

the church of san francesco is very well decorated in Baroque style. You can watch the tombs downstairs. To bad they are all cleaned out en no longer original. If you pay a tip you are guided too de backyard (that is not well maintained)....More

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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

This has to he a must see. The place is crammed with painted carvings, with almost every square inch covered with something. Just sit and be amazed.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

I am a sucker for baroque churges and this one does not let you down. Quite simply it is beautiful no matter where you look. Not only is there no fee for this but there is an exhibition next door of models of different churches....More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

The murals on the ceiling are worth the visit. This is a lovely old church and an oasis of calm from the busy streets.

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Stunning, unusual and quirky church in a beautiful sea town. We were the only visitors and the guide (spoke no english) put the lights on and lead us into the catacombs underneath. We could approach the altar and allowed to take photos. Ask for an...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

it is a wonderful walking and touring city, this is a good place to stop and feel the villages of socily.

Thank drudol
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Definitely take just 1/2 an hour to walk through this gorgeous church. My daughter & I stayed a bit longer just gazing at this beauty.

Thank Shari W
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