Church of San Cataldo, Palermo

4.3
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Get a taste of Arabian-Norman architecture at red-domed Church of San Cataldo. Built in 1160 during the Norman occupation of Palermo, the church shows Islamic and Byzantine features, such as its cubic forms, blind arches, and the red domes on the roof. Inside, under the simple stone arches and bare walls, appreciate the original mosaic floor. Add Church of San Cataldo to your Palermo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Palermo travel route planner.
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  • This church has a really unusual (at least to me) design. It is both ornate and at the same time simple and peaceful. There was a small charge to enter but we thought it was worth it.  more »
  • After visiting the famous neighbor Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, aka La Martorana make a short stop. The Outside is under construction but you still can see the three cupolas. Mignon, delicate and...  more »
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  • Amazing tiny Norman church. Well worth a visit.
  • The part you pay to see (2.5 euro per person) is interesting but very small.
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