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La Magione

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Address: Via Magione, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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HISTORY OF CHURCH IS LIKE PASS THE PARCEL

Basilica della Santissima Trinita, Basilica del Cancelliere, Basilica la Magione or just plain La Magione, so many elaborate names for such a simple church. The history of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
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Adelaide, Australia
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MILANO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Beautiful! If you are interested in visiting the church for its historical value then you will not be disappointed. It really is marvelous.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Basilica della Santissima Trinita, Basilica del Cancelliere, Basilica la Magione or just plain La Magione, so many elaborate names for such a simple church. The history of the church is a bit like ’pass the parcel’ and seems to have been at the whim of whoever was in power, determining who got to call it theirs. Built by craftsman and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I've never seen a church quite like it. Very understated on the inside (compared to many of the Baroque churches in the city) but impressive all the same. The exterior is one of the best "non cathedral" churches I've seen.

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Toronto
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We like piazzas but this is no piazza; it's just a large bleak open space surrounded by run-down buildings. We didn't go into the church but watched a wedding party coming out and being filmed by a camera attached to a drone.

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Gent, België
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

Interesting norman romanesque building. Some call it a reduced version of the Duomo di Monreale but than without the mosaics. There are also some parts of the cloister that are still standing after the devastating bombings of the last war.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

Spend some moments in Romanesque simplicity in this church in the centre of Palermo.

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