Church of S. Cita - Palermo
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Church of S. Cita - Palermo

Via Squarcialupo. Erected in the fifteenth century. at the behest of the Dominican Order. Rebuilt in the sixteenth century. The church suffered major damage from the bombings of the Second World War, as a result of which the side aisles were lost but the apse and the transept remained intact. Attached to the church is the homonymous oratory. Inside there are many works of art. There is also a stone arch belonging to the first church of the fourteenth century. Of particular importance is the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary decorated with marble salesmen sculpted by Gioacchino Vitagliano in the early XNUMXth century on models by Giacomo Serpotta. Expression of the Sicilian Renaissance Pietà by Giorgio da Milano, sculpted at the end of the XNUMXth century.

The church has a crypt 

In-depth study: Pietro Todaro: The subsoil of Palermo - 1988. Downloadable at the following ACCADEMIA.EDU address: https://www.academia.edu/6581858/Il_Sottosuolo_di_Palermo

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