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Chiesa di San Domenico

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This baroque church, built in 1640, is noted for its bell-tower decorated with Maiolica ceramic tiles from Caltagirone.
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Piazza San Domenico, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

Apparently his is the second most important church in Palermo after the cathedral. It has the tombs of many important Sicilian politicians, painters and poets. It is well worth a look.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

A lovely church with the tomb of anti-Mafia opponent Falcone well worth a visit whilst in Palermo....nr Vuccuria market

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I'm generally not much for churches but this is worth while. It is an active church with regular services as well as a children's choir. It houses chapels to important local saints--including the patron saint Santa Chiara--as well as to one of the anti-corruption judges...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

This is the second most important church in Palermo after the cathedral and contains the tombs of many important Sicilian politicians, painters and poets. Although there has been a church and monastery here since the C13th, the present building is C16th, when the old building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This church in a small square is simply stunning to look at. It’s also got the tomb of one of the anti-Mafia judges who was assassination by the mob, which is very interesting and also moving.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We sought this church out specifically for the memorial/monument to one of my wife's ancestors. We found so much more as this church has dozens of prominent Sicilians and Italians memorialized within. It is quite beautiful with a lovely piazza and shops nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This is another church in Palermo city, one made of marble and impressive by itself in terms of work and details.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This majestic church houses many caskets and memorials to Sicilians from the last 200 years. It’s also an active parish with Sunday Mass at 10:30. The dual sets of bells ringing as we left Mass was an uplifting finale. The surrounding Piazza has several nice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

This wonderful church is full of beautiful Italian Marble. The altars and many of the supporting areas are also made of marble. The main altar is stunning and has inlaid pieces in the front.The side altars each tell a story of an event that occurred...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Breathtaking Baroque Architecture with many Sicilian Greats buried inside including Giovanni Falcone

Date of experience: November 2017
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