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Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Do not miss”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Am not a believing Christian but was deeply moved. Living history. Hard to believe that human workmen can create such art.

Visited March 2013
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“Lovely Byzantine chapel”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

The Byzantine paintings in the chapel were incredible. The colours were extremely bright, with continual stories around the walls. The Bible accounts were well illustrated. When we visited we could only see the chapel as all other areas were not open. Worth seeing

Visited May 2012
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Aubonne, Switzerland
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“stunning”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

The Norman Castle is interesting but as it's in use for the local parliament you can't roam freely about. The historical rooms are good but no photos are permitted. The Palatine Chapel, on the other hand, is an absolute stunner, some of the best and most elaborate mosaics to be seen anywhere (except, perhaps, just up the hill at Monreale).

Visited December 2012
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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“The chapel alone is worth a visit”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

The palace, compared to elsewhere in europe, is quite small and fairly shoddy. My visit, at a slow pace, was over in 1.5 hrs.

Visited March 2013
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“Palatine Chapel... unbelievable beauty!”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

The palatine Chapel, Cappella Palatina, is one of the most extraordinary pieces of Art of Palermo, and probably of Europe. Its a old church, with an arabic ceiling, byzantine golden mosaiques and a romanic flair.. fantastic!

Visited February 2013
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