Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale

Brief description

Located on the northern coast of Sicily, Arab-Norman Palermo includes a series of nine civil and religious structures dating from the era of the Norman kingdom of Sicily (1130-1194): two palaces, three churches, a cathedral, a bridge, as well as the cathedrals of Cefalú and Monreale. Collectively, they are an example of a social-cultural syncretism between Western, Islamic and Byzantine cultures on the island which gave rise to new concepts of space, structure and decoration.

Unesco WHS list ref:  1487

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From my collection

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Palermo appears on the left hand side of this multiview (which contains several Sicilian unesco sites!)

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Monreale cathedral

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