Sant'Agostino Church

Palermo, Italy

The Gothic Church of Saint Augustine (Chiesa di Sant'Agostino) is located near the market of the Capo, in the quarter of the Seralcadio. The church is also called Santa Rita, because of the devotion to this Augustinian saint.

The church was built during the Angevin period (13th century) replacing an earlier church that dated back to the Hauteville era. The building was subject to subsequent changes over the centuries. In the 18th century the sculptor Giacomo Serpotta created a sumptuous stucco decoration inside the church.

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Founded: 1275
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Beth Vogelzang (3 years ago)
A beautiful cathedral, not much from the outside, but the inside was beatiful
Melody McGrath (3 years ago)
AA lovely church it is just such a pity that Palermo is so dirty and being left to crumble into ruin. The Italian government should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this to happen.
Piero Cassarà (4 years ago)
W santa rita W
DAVID SNYDER (5 years ago)
Outstanding stuccoes by Giacomo Serpotta and an array of impressive artworks.
Pil Chat (6 years ago)
nice facade. the statues inside the church are sculpted by Giacomo Serpotta
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