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Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Via Dei Benedettini 3, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 651 5019
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A little gem

Not spectacular, simply very beautiful and beautifully simple. It sits in a peaceful garden, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
6€ for that ?? Not worth it

Very beautiful little convent with nice arches, but nothing else... wayyyyyy too pricey for what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ifrane, Morocco
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This important monument is well-recognized for its Arab architecture, which contains three domes and cubic forms that are representative of an Oriental influence.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
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Via Dei Benedettini 3, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 651 5019

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not spectacular, simply very beautiful and beautifully simple. It sits in a peaceful garden, and one room was formerly - and apparently quite companionably - used as a mosque.

Thank MS4866
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful little convent with nice arches, but nothing else... wayyyyyy too pricey for what it is!!!

Thank Mana1913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little and nice church. Not very much to see, though. No explanation or guide at all. The expensive ticket (€ 6) is used to maintain lazy and impolite employees. Better to watch the pictures on google.

Thank Salgari7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful brick ceiling and mosaic floor. Plainer than all the other churches nearby which makes a refreshing change from the opulence of the others.

Thank tebbenh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this 12 century church is built on the remains of a benedictine monestary from the 6 century, with some muslim architectual influence. the complex is very pleasant to stroll, espaecially due to the rich garden with fruit trees and the ruling green colour.

Thank ehud f
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The site is great for photography. We also paid at the church next door to walk up its bell tower to take additional photos, but the photos from ground level were better.

Thank JPSWashington_DC
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This is a pleasant little place though only takes a few minutes to see. We stopped by as it is near the Palazzo dei Normanni. There are just some ruins left, in a lovely garden setting. Very pretty, but some more info would have been...More

Thank Thelastdodo2
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I expected something special but in fact it doesn't worth the fee. It is almost empty, small. You can find better places in Palermo.

Thank PapDr
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Palermo is a must! I loved every single corner of it! And this place...simply magic and breathtaking!

1  Thank manuela b
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

It is more a garden visit than a visit to a church because there are only beautiful ruins of it. It is a very beautiful place, full of charm and decadent atmosphere, a place to wander around and enjoy the silence and the beauty of...More

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