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Santuario Santa Rosalia

Via Pietro Bonanno | Monte Pellegrino, 90142, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 540326
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I don't know which is better: the incredible sanctuary or the view of Palermo

This road leads rather challengingly up to the Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia, where you will see... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
JohnRegoPark
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Rego Park, New York
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Santa Rosalia is quite important to this city and I recommend that you visit the sanctuary; I... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Angela C
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Mountain View, California
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Via Pietro Bonanno | Monte Pellegrino, 90142, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 540326

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This road leads rather challengingly up to the Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia, where you will see stunning views of the city of Palermo. No less interesting is the sanctuary, carved out a mountain face, and placed deep inside the hill. The interior has a sacred...More

Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Santa Rosalia is quite important to this city and I recommend that you visit the sanctuary; I believe you will find it interesting regardless of religious beliefs. This was my second visit and I would go again if I am ever in the vicinity.

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 28 May 2017

There are nice views on the way to this place and very close by foot also a great sighseeing view overlooking to Palermo. This place is very close to Mondello beach, which is very beautiful too.

1  Thank Heidi N
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We hiked from the bottom of Montepelligrino, about 45 min, 2 miles. When we reached the top here was this church that was built as a cave!! It was a beautiful hike with great views of the city and the water. The church was small...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful church. You may find it tugs at your emotions when you see all the items left by visitors. Even if you are not religious you might find some comfort in this church, maybe because it is a symbol of the patron saint of Palermo...More

1  Thank Eileen280913
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were on a cruise around the med, this was one of our port of calls. We visited this church whilst on a guided tour of Palermo in a taxi with friends. What a fantastic place. This is in a tiny village in the hills...More

2  Thank Roger W
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were taken here by some relatives and this church is totally different and amazing. Worth the drive up there also beautiful views of Palermo along the way.

Thank B756IGtinac
Reviewed 12 December 2016

i was not expecting much after visiting countless churches. i was in awe when i enter this church. It was built inside the mountain. the rock formation was spectacular. its a long climb up the stairs to reach the cathedral.

2  Thank Tony K
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Extremely elegant building, in a lovely square close to the university, worth popping into its cooling interior and checking out the craftsmanship.

Thank Scarlet51
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of THE most amazing unique churches I have ever been in. Built inside a portion of the mountain...the idea celebrating church in a part of nature. Also amazing in the funnel like metal devices used to route any dripping of...More

Thank dave911nj
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