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April in Palermo

Hello,

long time without any posting and here’s some photos from Palermo! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

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view from Cathedral of Palermo. It is possible to climb in!
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view from the same position – from the roof of Cathedral. We can see the sea in the horizon
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walking on the roof
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the Cathedral, from below ๐Ÿ™‚
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bambini ๐Ÿ™‚

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courtyard of Palazzo dei Normanni
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Cappella Palatina (Palatine Chapel). The mix of different architectural styles such as Normans, Arabic, Byzantine. The sanctuary is made of an “Eastern” artistic nature, while the nave reflects “Western” influences.
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I had a honor to admire Renato Guttuso’s paint “La Vucciria”, 1974, that represents a famous market in Palermo. Guttuso was a Sicilian, born in a city of Bagheria, which is near Palermo. If you are interested more in his works, there is his museum in Bagheria ๐Ÿ™‚
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Fontana Pretoria (Praetorian Fountain). The statues are 12 Olympians and these statues were created in Florence first and then transfered in Palermo
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a beautiful example of Arab-Norman architecture – Church of San Cataldo.
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Baroque faรงade of one the buildings in square Quattro Canti. There are four and each one represents a season, a Spanish king of Sicily and patroness of Palermo. This one in photo is a Spring, the king Charles V and the patroness Christina of Bolsena.
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seaside of Palermo

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