Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana, Palermo

Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana, Palermo - Address, Phone Number

Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele, 32, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy

Phone: +39-3458288231

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:15 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana, Palermo

Built in Romanesque style and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this Chiesa della Martorana in Palermo dates from 1143 and is famed for its spectacular mosaics.  The official name for La Martorana is Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio which means St. Mary of the Admiral.

The facade and the interiors have undergone several changes in past 10 centuries but the glorious mosaics have survived the test of time.

Worth observing at La Martorana:

  • Bell tower
  • The facade
  • The entrance
  • The mosaics

Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana Information

  • Do not disturb the peace of the place.
  • Do not photograph without permission.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • During your visit to La Martorana, obtain a key from the custodian sitting at a tiny table to your right as you enter the chapel - this allows entry into the little Chiesa di San Cataldo next door.

Restaurants Near Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

  • Ristorante Le Chat Noir
  • Al Porticciolo

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