Cathedral of Monreale, Palermo, Sicily

Italy Travel Inspiration - The Norman Cathedral of Monreale, Palermo, Sicily - Beautiful Islamic architecture built by Roger in the time of the Crusades.

The awesome muqarnas ceiling of the Cappella Palatina (1140 C.E) in Palermo, Italy. The chapel was built under the kingdom of Roger II, the 1st Norman king of Sicily. He held in high esteem his Muslims subjects to assign to them and to byzantine artists the decoration of the church inside the royal palace.

Ceiling of the Cappella Palatina C.E) in Palermo, Italy. The chapel was built under the kingdom of Roger II, the Norman king of Sicily. He held in high esteem his Muslim subjects and assigned to them and byzantine artists the decoration of the church i

San Cataldo church, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (by dottorpeni on Flickr) #palermo #sicilia #sicily

Church of S. Cataldo, Palermo, Italy Founded around 1160 by admiral Majone di Bari, in the century the church was used as a post office. In the century it was restored and brought back to a form more similar to the original Mediaeval edifice.


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