InformAmuse proudly presents:
◆ iPalatina: Your personal guide to the Palatine Chapel in Palermo (Sicily) ◆
Sponsored by: WÜRTH
Placing yourself at the heart of the main nave, this guide will accompany your visit with a captivating narration. A stunning 360° view is at your fingertips for you to enjoy the exquisite decorations and muqarnas.
A new and exciting way to live your travel experiences!
Now available also in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
◆TOUR◆ Visit the Chapel in the topical spots, enjoying a captivating narration about your sight. Tap to access the textual script to follow the tale.
◆360°◆ A panoramic view of the chapel, centered at the heart of the main nave. An immersive interactive experience from the comfort of your home.
◆IMAGES◆ A collection of high resolution images, each selected and captioned to allow you in-depth appreciation of this unique place.
◆MORE◆ A number of informative pages about the Norman Palace, the restoration funded by the Würth Group, directions, information about the visits, and much more!
In an effort to celebrate the multi-cultured heritage of Mediterranean
architecture and artistry, we began our series of 100 apps with the Palatin
Chapel. It is the Sicilian monument most indicative of the magic that
happens when cultures put aside their differences and create instead of
This small 32-meter-long church was built in 1132, and it exhibits the
extraordinary convergence of Muslim and Byzantine stylistic influences.
Interestingly enough, King Roger II, ruler of the time, was known for
celebrating diversity in his court. Distinctive features of the exquisite
church are typical Muslim symbols like four eight-pointed stars in clusters
arranged on the ceiling in the form of a Christian cross.
iPalatina will complement and enhance your tour of the monument;
or educate and amuse you even if you are at home.