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Cathedral Monreale Italy (ENG)

Written by: Paola Stirati
Narrated by: Karolina Starin
Length: 19 mins

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The audioguide tells the story, describes the architecture and reports interesting facts about Monreale Cathedral. The church was founded by the Norman King William II the Good and was dedicated to Virgin Mary.

According to legend, in 1174, while hunting, the sovereign saw a woman pointing to the place where her father's treasures were hidden. Following their discovery William decided to build a church, in honor of the Virgin, which was completed in less than ten years, probably by architects and Byzantine theologians.

The audioguide has been made by professionals in the field of history and art.
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