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Take a tour of Cefalu Cathedral in Cefalu, Italy – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
Cefalu Cathedral dominates the Sicilian coastline of the Mediterranean city of Cefalu, on the southernmost island of Italy.
Construction of the cathedral began in the 12th century by ruling Norman king, Roger the second.
During King Roger the second's rule, the city saw citizens of all religions as equal under the law.
The main characteristic of Cefalu Cathedral are the two Norman towers, characterized by Romanesque style mullioned windows.
The exterior of the church is primarily Romanesque, while the interior predominately consists of Byzantine mosaics and unique pointed archways.
Cefalu Cathedral is a principal feature of Cefalu which incorporates elements of both Byzantine and Christian traditions.