Acireale

Acireale

The most striking church in Acireale, is the Church of San Sebastiano. The facade is packed with statues and ornaments, not to mention the delightful frieze of cherubs crossing the whole facade from left to right.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

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Acireale

Cherubs on the Church of San Sebastiano, Acireale.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Acireale: San Sebastiano

Statue outside the church of San Sebastiano. The church has a 17th century facade in Spanish-Baroque style.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Acireale

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

Acireale

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

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Chiesa di San Domenico

The church of San Domenico. Outside the picture, to the left, is the 17th century Palazzo Musmeci.

 

Duomo, Acireale

The cathedral.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Acireale Cathedral

Duomo, Acireale

Acireale Cathedral

Acireale

The neo Gothic facade by Giovanni Battista Basile was added in the late 19th century

 

Santi Pietro e Paolo

Acireale

The church Santi Pietro e Paolo on the Piazza Duomo. To the right you see the 17th century Town Hall with wonderful balconies supported by grotesque heads.

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Acireale - grotesque head under balcony

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

Acireale - grotesque head under balcony

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Acireale - grotesque head under balcony

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

Acireale - grotesque head under balcony

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Acireale

Faces on the church of San Sebastiano, Acireale.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Chiesa di San Sebastiano, Acireale
Chiesa di San Sebastiano.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

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