Tag: mosaics

  • The Cathedral of Monreale

    written by sirio174 on 2013-01-15 #places
    The Cathedral of Monreale

    Monreale is a town of 30,000 inhabitants in the province of Palermo, in Sicily. This town is famous for its important Cathedral, one of the most well-known example of Norman architecture in the South of Italy. With my Lomo LC-A, I took some photos of this artistic masterpiece. Read more!

  • Off the Beaten Track: The Wonderful Churches of Palermo

    written by sirio174 on 2014-06-02 #places
    Off the Beaten Track: The Wonderful Churches of Palermo

    If you are in search of a lesser known European city full of nice examples of art and architecture, I would recommend that you visit Palermo, the capital of the region of Sicily in the South of Italy. This city is rich with wonderful churches, squares, fountains, and other important monuments and buildings! Take a look after the jump!

  • Ravenna and its Mosaics

    written by sirio174 on 2012-08-06 #places
    Ravenna and its Mosaics

    Ravenna was a city of the Roman Empire in the V century and then of Byzantine until the 8th century. It has a wonderful collection of early Christian mosaics and monuments. Read on!