Sicily has more than 4000 churches that can be visited. We have sorted the list below based on online reviews, alternatively you can view the full list of all churches in Sicily in alphabetical order or by city.

Palatine Chapel

Location: Palermo Google maps

Built in 1140 it is located inside the Norman Palace. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015.

Monreale Cathedral

Location: Monreale Google maps

Constructions of this huge cathedral, more than 100 meters long and 40 meters wide, started in 1174. The cathedral has two asymmetrical towers on the sides and is considered one of the greatest examples of Norman architecture still in existence. UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015.

Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (Martorana)

Location: Palermo Google maps

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the church was built in 1143 with Norman, Arab, Byzantine and Baroque architecture styles.

Church of the Immaculate Conception

Location: Palermo Google maps

Built between 1604 and 1740, this authentic jewel of baroque architecture is decorate with many works of important Sicilian artists.

Duomo of San Giorgio

Location: Modica Google maps

Considered as main symbols of Sicilian Baroque architecture, the church was rebuild in 1702 after different disastrous earthquakes that struck Modica in 1542, in 1613 and in 1693.

Cathedral of Syracuse

Built on the remains of an ancient Greek temple of Athena, the cathedral has an impressive number of sculptures, stuccos, frescoes and decorative reliefs.

Cefalù Cathedral

Location: Cefalu Google maps

Built between 1131 and 1240 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015, it’s facade has two large norman towers while inside you will find a golden Christ Pantocrator and beautiful mosaics.

Ludvig14, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Noto Cathedral

Location: Noto Google maps

The Baroque cathedral was originally built in the late 1600s, but has been restored many times over the centuries due to the damage caused by earthquakes and other calamities.

Andrea Tomasello, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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