My Photos: Italy -- Sicily -- Palermo -- Churches -- Cattedrale Metropolitana della Santa Vergine Maria Assunta

The Palermo Cathedral was built in the late 12th century on the site of
what had first been a Christian church,
then around 1000AD was converted into a mosque.



Column with Arabic inscription from the Koran















The exterior decoration shows Arab, Norman, and Baroque influences.

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