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@Irapuato: 1Sicilia!: Palermo, Monreale & Monte Pellegrino

13-20 June, 2011. We visited/visitamos Sicilia--pt.1.by irapuato
Note Irapuato made a reference: el 4 de septiembre SANTORAL.
Note Irapuato made a reference: POR SICILIA EN EL AÑO DE LA FE.
MsPandevida
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ES UNA PENA QUE HABLEN LAS PERSONAS Y NO PUDISTE CONCENTRARTE EN ADORACION PERO TUS BUENAS INTENCIONES TE ACOMPAÑAN [More]
Note Irapuato made a reference: BIOGRAFIA Santa Rosalía de Palermo, año 1130 † 1164 4 de Sep.
Note Irapuato made a reference: Santa Rosalia.
Josefina Rojo
ey, no sé porque no lo había visto... como siempre muy completo, muy preciso... realmente nos llevas contigo en estos videos tan interesantes, y hacemos el paseo pero también como si fueramos todos juntos contigo de peregrinación... Gracias por todo el trabajo que te tomas en hacer el recorrido pensando en nosotros. Dios te bendiga, me encanta que desde mi casa encerraditas aquí vamos hasta Sicilia contigo...
Irapuato
 !Gracias por los "piropos", amiga Josefina!
48josefina
Una maravilla de reportaje. Todo precioso. Desde la Catedral de Palermo con todo su arte, la Capilla Palatina y la visita al Santuario de Santa Rosalia. Añadiendo a ello tu buena explicación y un entorno natural bellísimo de la Isla Siciliana.
Bravo!!!
Note Irapuato made a reference: 5 julio San Antonio María Zacarías.
Irapuato
You need nerves of steel if you dare to drive in Palermo!!!!
Irapuato
Nuestro viaje a Sicilia--primera parte
13 de junio
Fiesta de San Antonio: llegamos a Trápani, y mi esposo con auto alquilado condujo hasta Palermo-capital de Sicilia-!qué caótico el tráfico!
14 de junio Palermo Tomamos el turibús, y así llegamos a Monreale:
MONREALE
www.initalytoday.com/sp/sicilia/monreale/index.htm
A poca distancia de Palermo, sobre un espolón rocoso que domina el Valle del Oreto, surge Monreale, ciudad famosa en todo el mundo por la magnífica catedral normanda, … [More]
TES
I didn't understand the Spanish parts, but I could still follow everything. Thank you for sharing your experiences with us!
Irapuato
Patron saints The patron saint of Palermo is Santa Rosalia, who is widely venerated. On 14 July, people in Palermo celebrate the Festino, the most important religious event of the year. The Festino is a procession in the main street of Palermo to remember the miracle attributed to Santa Rosalia who, it is believed, freed the city from the Black Death
in 1624. The cave where the bones of Santa Rosalia were discovered is on Monte Pellegrino (see above): when her relics were carried around the … [More]
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Famed for its glorious golden mosaics, Monreale Cathedral is perhaps the finest Norman building in Sicily. It was built in the 12th century as part of a grand royal complex a few miles outside of Palermo.
History
Monreale Cathedral was built from 1174 to 1185. It was commissioned by William II (1154-89), the Norman ruler of Sicily, who wished to demonstrate the magnificence of his kingdom and outdo the splendid Palatine Chapel built by his grandfather, Roger II. The project employed both … [More]
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Located within the Palazzo dei Normanni (Palace of the Normans), the Cappella Palatina (Palatine Chapel) is the finest example of Arab-Norman art in Palermo. Built by Roger II from 1130 to 1140, the chapel is adorned with extraordinary Norman-Byzantine mosaics. Together the palace and its chapel are the greatest attractions of Palermo and the only must-see sight for visitors with limited time.
History
The palace was originally built for the Arab emirs and their harems in the 9th century, … [More]
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The Duomo (Cathedral) of Palermo, Sicily, is an impressive 12th-century cathedral encompassing a wide variety of architectural styles.
History
In 1184, during Sicily's Norman period, Archbishop of Palermo Gualtiero Offamiglio founded the cathedral on the site of a Muslim mosque, which had itself been built over an early Christian basilica.
The archbishop's main aim was to surpass the glory of the magnificent cathedral of nearby Monreale, and the Palermo Duomo became an architectural … [More]
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Part 1 of our trip to Sicily: Palermo, Monreale and Montepellegrino. [More]