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Church of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria 🇬🇧 English Version
The Church of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture located in the historic center of Palermo, Sicily. Built in the 17th century and dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria, the church is a true gem of Sicilian Baroque. Its interior is a triumph of Sicilian Baroque art, with gilded stuccos, frescoes, and paintings dating back to the Baroque period. The church also houses the remains of some members of the Spanish royal family who ruled Sicily for several centuries. The attached monastery has a fascinating history, initially housing women of easy virtue and later becoming a retreat for girls from good families. One of the most fascinating curiosities of the place is the internal sweet shop, where sweets from various monasteries in Palermo are reproduced according to the ancient recipes of the nuns. The Church of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria is a place of great historical and artistic importance, making it a must-see for anyone visiting Palermo

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Church of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria 00:11
The church 00:45
Majolica cloister 02:04
Sweet shop 03:06

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1 Santa Caterina d’Alessandria Church
2 Baroque architecture Palermo
3 Sicilian Baroque church
4 Monastery of Santa Caterina
5 Church history Palermo
6 Dolceria Santa Caterina
7 Sicilian art and architecture
8 Santa Caterina church artifacts
9 Santa Caterina church cloister
10 Santa Caterina church Sicilian Baroque

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