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Palermo accessible tours disabled Monreale Cathedral Sicily excursions

Someone called Palermo accessible tours disabled Monreale Cathedral Sicily excursions. the most beautiful temple in the world.

Certainly is one of the most beautiful examples of how art, able to tune into the heart of man.

The good things rather than talk about it, you need only learn to look at them, activating the spiritual senses.

The monumental work, which included along with the Basilica, the Royal Palace and Benedictine Abbey, was built by William II.

The king of the Norman dynasty of Sicily, which was called "the Good".

The Legend

In 1174, when he was just twenty years old, according to legend, the Virgin Mary herself appeared to him in a dream.

She revealing the hiding place where the father of him, William I, known as "the Bad", "The Ugly", had hidden a treasure.

With these riches, at that point, he would have to build a temple to be dedicated to you.

The Palermo accessible tours disabled Monreale Cathedral Sicily excursions, is postdate to the Palatine Chapel in Palermo and the Cathedral of Cefalu'.

Is the culmination of a century construction Norman, continental and insular.

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It shows an imposing facade with a portico with triple lancet window and two large fortified towers.

The right tower, was transformed into a bell tower.

Besides the towers, the Palermo accessible tours disabled Monreale Cathedral Sicily excursions, the façade also houses in the high-value bronze doors, one of which in 1185 by Bonanno Pisano.

The entire interior of the Monreale Cathedral, above the marble plinth is covered with mosaics on a gold background.

The quality of the mosaics is not constant, vary in design fineness and expressiveness.

This seems to reveal, presumably, execution was entrusted to artists from different backgrounds, both Byzantine, local and Muslims.

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This Palermo accessible tours disabled Monreale Cathedral Sicily excursions has a very thin and delicate thread that binds two beautiful creations of man.

Two works of art so rich that it is even difficult and reductive to describe them.

A few kilometers long wire, which combines the beauty and magnificence of the Palatine Chapel in Palermo and Monreale Cathedral.

Two of the cornerstones of the Arab-Norman art circuit just become a World Heritage Artistic.

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