Trapani Cathedral

Trapani, Italy

Trapani Cathedral was built by order of Alfonso the Magnanimous in 1421 and was elevated to a parish in the second half of the fifteenth century. In 1844, when the Diocese of Trapani was created, the church was made its episcopal seat.

Over the following centuries, the building was modified several times and its current appearance dates from the restoration of the eighteenth century by the architect Giovanni Biagio Amico.

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Via Ximenes 12, Trapani, Italy
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Founded: 1421
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Brian Donhauser (2 years ago)
Beautiful cathedral. If you're lucky, you might get to lurk and watch a big wedding. We caught the tail-end of one. It was fun :)
Brian Donhauser (2 years ago)
Beautiful cathedral. If you're lucky, you might get to lurk and watch a big wedding. We caught the tail-end of one. It was fun :)
Matthew Hallett (3 years ago)
Nice little example of 16th century Italian ecclesiastical architecture.
Matthew Hallett (3 years ago)
Nice little example of 16th century Italian ecclesiastical architecture.
Darren Elia (3 years ago)
Beautiful cathedral in the middle of Trapani old town
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