Patti Cathedral

Patti, Italy

Patti Cathedral is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Patti. The Norman age cathedral was rebuilt almost entirely after 1693 earthquake, but the bell tower dates from 1588.

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Via Magretti 145, Patti, Italy
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Founded: 1094
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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en.wikipedia.org

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Flavia Micari (3 months ago)
Truly a culturally rich place to visit with an important history. For me it was the first time. It is located on a panoramic hill that can be reached after walking through the streets of the village.
Giovanni Scafuri (3 months ago)
The first thing I appreciated in this exercise was the kindness of the staff and owners. We enjoyed two excellent first courses and two exquisite pizzas. I believe that returning to Milazzo will be a must for me.
Michele Ferullo (6 months ago)
Beautiful monument on a Norman plant.
Gabriella Delfino (8 months ago)
Unfortunately it was closed but already beautiful from the outside
Sebastiano La Braca (9 months ago)
A little bare and almost unattainable
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