The Towers of Cefalù Cathedral: a Dream come true

The Towers have been admired for centuries, by those who pass distractedly by the square or by those who stop to study the particular architecture… The Cathedral of Cefalù is known all over the world and is visited every year … Read More

The Canonical Cloister

The Canonical Cloister ( XII Century) is located along the northern side of the Cathedral. The Cloister with a rectangular plan was built at a lower altitude of 3.40 m compared to the floor of the church. It is the … Read More

The Mosaics: art and emotion

The visitor who enters into the cathedral is immediately attracted by the Mosaic of Christ Pantocrator that stands out in the apse basin. A triumphal arch borders the frontal mosaic decorations of the presbytery. The mosaics cover a total surface … Read More

The Architecture of the Cathedral of Ruggero

The construction of the Cathedral of Cefalù was very complex and the initial project of king Ruggero was never finished as it is clear from many architectural details stylistically different and attributable to different construction techniques and historical periods. The … Read More

The Cathedral of Cefalù, World Heritage Site

The Cathedral of Cefalù has been included in the list of World Heritage Sites within the site “Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale” since July 3, 2015. The Unesco site counts nine monumental cultural goods, seven of … Read More