Piazza Armerina Cathedral

Local nameCattedrale di Maria Santissima delle Vittorie
LocationPiazza Armerina, Italy

Piazza Armerina Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy. The dedication is to Mary of the Victories. It is the seat of the Bishops of Piazza Armerina.

Built on the foundations of an earlier church of the 15th century and based on a design by architect Orazio Torriani, its construction began in 1604AD and ended in 1719AD, while the dome was added in 1768. It became the seat of the Diocese of Piazza when it was created in 1817.

The interior of the cathedral is dominated by the central dome. It contains a cross painted on both sides, showing the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ, and a baptistery by Antonello Gagini.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_Armerina_Cathedral

Address 11 Vico Cattedrale, Piazza Armerina 94015, Italy

Coordinates 37°23'5.301" N 14°21'51.404" E

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