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Chiesa del Gesu, Palermo

4.7
#5 of 126 in Historic Sites in Palermo
Church · Tourist Spot
Gaze at the endless display of Baroque architecture and adornments inside Chiesa del Gesu. Hidden inside a misleadingly plain exterior, detailed carved marble inlays cover the walls like a mosaic among statues and columns. Descend into the comparatively plain crypt, and after passing through the porticoed courtyard, view a large collection of portraits in the attached museum housed in the Biblioteca Comunale. Put Chiesa del Gesu and other Palermo attractions into our Palermo trip itinerary website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is a wonder for your eyes. The best place to admire the Baroque style. Even if you are not a fan of the style, it is impossible not to love it!  more »
  • I finished 'The Leopard' just before setting off for Sicily, so I was keen to see this church for that reason (it is the 'Mother Church' for the family priest). The church is incredibly ornate and...  more »

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