Monreale Norman Cathedral

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  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 20, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0918520161
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral , Neighborhoods

A classic Norman building in the province of Sicily, this place is famous for its golden Mosaics. Constructed in the 12th century as an extension to the royal complex of Palermo, Monreale Norman Cathedral is a grand display of art and culture of Palermo. Because of the diversity of the craftsmen included in the construction, the cathedral displays a blend of Sicilian and Byzantine art resulting into an east meets west fusion style.

Worth observing features of the cathedral are:

  • Marble and Tufa exterior arc
  • Two sets of Romanesque bronze doors
  • The 68220 square feet of golden Mosaics
  • Magnificent portrait of Christ Pantocrator ("Ruler of All")
  • Cappella del Crocifisso- the interior
  • The cathedral treasury
  • The cloister

Make it a point to visit the roof terraces of the cathedral that offer a panoramic view of the city

Monreale Norman Cathedral Travel Tips

  • Do not disturb the peace of the place.
  • Do not photograph without permission.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.

How to Reach Monreale Norman Cathedral

  • On foot, bus or metro.

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  • Al Porticciolo

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  • Monreale Norman Cathedral Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 20, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy
  • Monreale Norman Cathedral Contact Number: +39-0918520161
  • Monreale Norman Cathedral Timing: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Monreale Norman Cathedral(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monreale Norman Cathedral: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 48.62% of people who visit Palermo include Monreale Norman Cathedral in their plan

  • 91.74% of people start their Monreale Norman Cathedral visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Monreale Norman Cathedral

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