Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, Palermo

4.8
Overlooking the Piazza Bellini, Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio is a church famous for its 12th-century Byzantine gold mosaics. One of the most notable mosaics is on the domed roof, with Christ looking down from the middle. Also check out the colorful frescoes with various religious figures and scenes. The exterior architecture makes for great photos. Using our online itinerary creator, Palermo attractions like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is an amazing little gem easy to miss. It belongs to the Albanian/Arbëresh eparchy, which kept the eastern orthodox rite since they arrived here in 15th century fleeing from Turks in their...  more »
  • Take a seat inside you will need time to absorb the sight. The interior design is full of symmetry from the ceiling to the floor, side isles. After sitting for awhile walk around and look at the...  more »
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  • A beautiful church with amazing sculptures and interior design. The church is really huge and has a good background story.
  • A true hidden gem at the ♥ of Palermo! 💕 From the outside it looks nice yes... But once inside it's a sight that will forever cherish! 😀 🎉 🎂 🇮🇹
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