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  • 1. Duomo di Monreale

    I'm climbing on the top of Duomo di Monreale.. There's a breathtaking view on the top. But it was early in the morning when we were there so it was a bit foggy and fog was preventing our sight......

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  • 2. Markets

    Maybe buying foish is not so easy as buying vegetables, but the street market is a good place to try your skills. Usually, fish is sold in the same day so it should be fresh and, if it is not, at...

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  • 3. Cattacombe dei Cappuccini

    Capuchin Catacombs are without a doubt one of the most interesting, intriguing and gruesome tourist spots in the world. This place, which is sometimes referred to as the Museum of Death, contains some...

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  • 4. Faces of the city

    Important families use to have their own palace in the city centre (and maybe a place in the countryside, where they grew agricultural products). Many of these palaces now would deserve better...

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  • 5. Local customs

    Palermo presents an impresive range of fresh fishes . While being in Sicily I ate all my lunch at a friend mom's home, and later on I was trying to find the recipes of whatever she was making. The...

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  • 6. Out of Palermo - Mondello beach

    Mondello on the way to Trapani and about 30 km to Palermo city center. There are nice summer houses around and alot of young people with their scooters and vespas... Very very crowded! The sea was...

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  • 7. Mafia

    MAFIA If you wanna understand a little better Sicilia, take a look at the movie 'The Godfather', by F.F.Coppola; if possible, the 3 parts. Inevitably the dark lure of The Honorable Society hangs over...

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  • 8. Quatri Canti

    A scene from the street.. This is the main street that divides the city in two.. In the intersection of Via Vittorio Emanuele with Via Maqueda you'll find " Quattri Canti" that divides Palermo in...

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  • 9. Pretoria Square

    PRETORIA SQUARE This magnificient square is full of statues and a marvellous fountain. At night is wonderfully lighted too!! It was created for the Florentine villa of Don Pedro di Toledo by the...

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  • 10. Cathedral

    There is so much to see in Palermo, so it is better you first get yourself a guide book. But you must absolutely see the Cathedral Of Palermo. Opposite the gate to the main entrance there is a wooden...

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  • 11. La Cuba

    This fortress is a brilliant illustration of the Norman power, which they yielded from this once superb capital. The visit inside offers interesting information and shows the talent of the architects,...

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  • 12. Collections of spots

    visit the Royal Palace, or Norman Palace with the Palatine Chappel and the Cattedral you can see: - Porta nuova - Diocesan Museum - Cathedral Treasury - Palazzo Castrone Santa Ninfa - Sicilian...

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  • 13. Out of Palermo - Agrigento

    VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES (AGRIGENTO) Agrigento is a small town located in the south coast of Sicily. It's world famous by its many greek temples, at the Valley of Temples. The most famous of them is the...

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  • 14. Monte Pellegrino

    SANTA ROSALIA The cave of Santa Rosalia is a nice visit. Here was supposed to live as a eremit the patron saint of the island, also called 'La Santuzza' by local people. During the first week of June...

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  • 17. A golden time

    Photo: "Anna, mother of the priest Grisanto...."If you've read all the Palermo tips I've written here, you'll have gathered that there are many remarkable...

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  • 18. Saint Peter's Fish

    Saint Peter's FishINGREDIENTSTilapia, Cleaned, about 2 Pieces per personCelery Stalk, Chopped2 Stalks of Fennel, Chopped1/2 White Onion ChoppedSplash of Wine2...

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  • 19. Baked Salmon

    Baked SalmonINGREDIENTSSalmon Steak, Skin OnExtra Virgin Olive OilOreganoBasilParsleyFresh LemonSalt & PepperRed Bliss Potatoes (Optional)Fresh Rosemary...

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  • 20. Flounder Limone

    Flounder in White Wine & Lemon SauceINGREDIENTS (About 4 Servings)2 Cloves of Garlic, sliced1/4 White Onion, sliced1 Fresh Lemon1 Glass of Pinot GrigioSicilian...

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  • 21. Sicilian Seared Tuna

    INGREDIENTSSushi Quality Tuna SteakExtra Virgin Olive OilSweet Roasted PeppersGarlicSun-dried TomatoesWhite WinePeeled Roma TomatoesThe night or several hours...

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  • 22. Warm Seafood Salad

    Warm Seafood Salad:INGREDIENTSDozen ShrimpSmall Calico (Bay Scallops)1/2 Small Red OnionExtra Virgin Olive Oil1/2 Pint (or 1/4 cup) Grape Tomatoes or Cherry...

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  • 23. Seen on the streets

    One of the real pleasures of exploring a city like Palermo lies in simply wandering the streets and taking in the sights, the expected and the unexpected. At...

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  • 24. FOOD

    The typical aromas of Sicilian cooking can be smelt all over Palermo, not just in the restaurants but in the city streets and squares, where the kiosks still...

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  • 25. What should I visit in Palermo? Where should I go?

    Palermo: what to visit There are a lot of monuments, museums, churches and buildings to visit in Palermo. Let's start with: Piazza della Rivoluzione; San...

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