Tuesday, 3 January 2012
Late afternoon sun highlights the beautiful gold decorations on these marble columns, the effect is beautiful and serene. You have to go at the right time of day to see this long row of ornate columns glow, each pair is decorated in unique mosaic patterns, no two are the same.
Built as part of the cathedral abbey at Monreale in 1200, there are 108 pairs of marble columns and Arabic arches.
This is a page for The Sketchbook Project and it alson fits in nicely with this week's theme on Illustration Friday - Highlight.