Santa Catherine of Alexandria ChurchProvince of Palermo,Italy
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Church of CarmineProvince of Palermo,Italy
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La CalaProvince of Palermo,Italy
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Chiesa San Nicolo da TolentinoProvince of Palermo,Italy
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Porta Felice PalermoProvince of Palermo,Italy
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#holidayvacation Palermo is a city of southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. Palermo is in the northwest of the island of Sicily, by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The city was founded in 734 BC by the Phoenicians as Ziz. Palermo then became a possession of Carthage. Two Greek colonies were established, known collectively as Panormos or "All-Port"; the Carthaginians used this name on their coins after the 5th century BC. As Panormus, the town became part of the Roman Republic and Empire for over a thousand years. From 831 to 1072 the city was under Arab rule during the Emirate of Sicily when the city first became a capital.
Although it is mostly known as Tonnara Bordonaro, Palermo’s Tonnara Vergine Maria officially shares its name with the old fishing village that developed around the tuna fishing and its processing facility. For the past 70 years this magic place has been abandoned but recently has been used for cultural events and entertainment. This place is full of history and it’s located just next to Palermo’s beautiful Tyrrhenian Sea!
I managed to visit #palermo as part of my cruise ship trip. It is located in the #sicily island of #italy and it shows a bit different culture and architecture than most of the other places of the country. There are many churches, Parthenon, palaces and many small squares. There are also nice shopping opportunities around the place. It is easily accessible because of the cruise ship terminal and the airport nearby.
Byzantine art is a historical heritage that spans the millennium and is also the yearning for the ancient empire. The medieval Byzantine Empire, from architecture, literature, art to clothing, left an indelible influence on later generations. The mosaic inlays with representative features have also become Byzantine style ICON!
is full of Byzantine style. The empire has fallen in the long history, but the legacy of the empire has long been integrated into the roots of Sicily. Perhaps this is what Sicily should look like.
Built in the 11th century, the Norman Palace is a complex of palaces transformed by the Normans on the ancient Carthage and ancient Roman ruins. It was later turned into a bureaucrat by the Sicilian rulers. The private chapel built by the king, the Cappella Palatina, is one of Palermo's exciting sights. The Byzantine mosaics are dazzling, with stained glass inlaid with gold leaves. The church is resplendent and depicts a biblical story that outlines the architectural style that prevailed in Sicily during Norman's reign.
Classic style that has not faded for thousands of years - Byzantium. There are many fields involved in the Byzantine style. For example, the buildings, art works, fashion shows, etc. we saw while traveling have their tracks. Let us unveil the mysterious veil of the Byzantine style of Sicily...
Palermo Central Cathedral Cathedral This religious complex is a collection of different architectural styles from different periods, reflecting the architectural style of Palermo.
Visitors can see Gothic double spires and arches, Catalan-style porches and columns, and mosque-style geometric patterns, all perfectly Blended together. Inside is a Norman-style semi-circular hall, the cemetery of the Norman royal family. The underground treasures show a wide variety of jewellery, all belonging to Queen Costa of Aragon.
The intersection of Emmanuel Avenue and Marka Street is a small circular square, which is known as the Four Songs Square, also known as the Four Corner Square. Here is the landmark of Palermo and the city center. The four corners of the central street are curved, and if you look down from the sky, it is a circle. The baroque sculptures of the four building facades are all symmetrical. Each building has three floors. From bottom to top are the fountain sculptures representing the four seasons, the four Spanish kings of Sicily and the four guardians of Palermo.
Look at the corners of the square are people, the stools, the chairs are full of people, even the edge of the flower bed is filled with people, here, nothing, sit For those outside the city, it may be to look at novelty, and as the citizens of this city, it is more to come to the cold, or actively participate in the cultural life of this square.