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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Salvo Tux (3 months ago)
The Swabian-Federician facade is beautiful with lava decoration which, together with the white marble inserts of the frames and the lattice, create a particular chromatic effect.
Francesco Buzzetta (3 months ago)
Due to the destruction caused by earthquakes and the renovations, the cathedral appears rather sparse. Without a doubt its historical value is of the first order, but very little remains of the Norman splendor. Its maintenance is also disappointing
Pater Familias (16 months ago)
The cathedral of San Bartolomeo is located in a particularly captivating area of ​​the historic center of Patti. From the churchyard it is possible to contemplate the valley sloping down towards the gulf of the city of the same name. The baroque pediment in lava stone alternating with tuff is of considerable value and inside there is a rose window with a modern stained glass window reproducing the stylized image of Christ with Hebrew inscriptions. Inside, in addition to the apse with marble altar and wooden choir, there is an ancient organ of fine workmanship restored and functioning.
giovanni di natale (17 months ago)
A basilica with a splendid Norman façade. There is the tomb of Frederick II's grandmother. Baroque interior. Stunning landscape on the Aeolian Islands.
Flavia Micari (21 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.
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