Palermo Things to Do

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  • 1. Other churches

    ascagen In my opinion, there are churches that invite you to pray and others as the Gesu Church that surprise you and you do not know where you have to direct your attention In a very modest façade,...

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  • 2. Palazzo dei Normani

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    cirio pàscual Is not normal to find a "Candlestick for Easter candle" of this size and of this beauty A white marble column, made of three pieces that are assembled and has several carved...

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  • 3. Cathedral

    I arrived in Palermo's Cathedral in the late afternoon from Corso Vittorio Emanuele. It's was amazing! the color of the Cathedral during the sunset was really breathless. I follow the informations...

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  • 4. Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti

    4 out of 5 stars

    Best views San Giovanni Degli Eremiti or Saint John of Hermits are from bell tower of neighboring church San Guiseppe Cafasso. From this bell tower you also will get views at Palazzo dei Normanni or...

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  • 5. Out of Palermo - Monreale

    The town was for a long time a mere village, and started its expansion when the Norman Kings of Sicily chose the area as their hunting resort, building here a palace (probably identifiable with the...

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  • 6. Vucciria and other markets

    If you are anything close to foodie and you like cooking you cannot miss this place. The whole street is a endless line of smiths' workshops. Some of them are nowadays mainly re-seller but in a lot of...

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  • 7. General

    Lovely fountain Monreale Sicily Monreale Cathedral (Duomo di Monreale), the fountain is in the Guglielmo Square in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Europe. The photo below of Monreale Cathedral...

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  • 8. Theatro Massimo

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    1860 saw Sicily annexed to the newly united Kingdom of Sicily. These were good times for Palermo. The city was appointed the administrative capital of the island and new investments saw economic and...

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  • 9. Gardens

    If you need a moment of relax after a long sightseeing tour I suggest you to walk down to Piazza Marina, grab a snack and a cold beer at the Panellaro and go sit down on one of the benches in...

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  • 10. La Cuba

    Il Castello Della Cuba or Castle of Cuba has no any connections neither with Island of Cuba in Caribbean Sea nor with Fidel Castro. This is Norman Castle built in Palermo, Sicily in 1180 by William II...

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  • 11. Quattro Canti

    4 out of 5 stars

    Palermo's handsome Piazza Vigliena (much more commonly known as Quattro Canti) marks the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emmanuele and Via Maqueda. Geographically the centre of the city when it was...

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  • 12. Cattacombe dei Cappuccini

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Cattacombe dei Cappuccini is the most macabre and unsettling "tourist attraction" we' ve visited. I suggest to make a tour with a local guide, we' ve booked and made a well done tour with...

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  • 13. Piazza Pretoria

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In the square Pretoria is built a fountain, which was planned to be installed in Tuscany originally, but finally decided to bring it to Palermo in front of a cloistered convent and because the...

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  • 14. Museo Archeologico

    Even if going to Museums is not your thing, this is a good place to start. First it is situated in a fine old religious building (with 2 cloisters) Second it has many of the Antiquities of W. Sicily...

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  • 15. Mount Pellegrino

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I didn't make it to Mt. Pelligrino, but I was given these directions to get there. Apparently the tomb of Santa Rosalia is there. Pick up bus #812 in Piazza Storza. I think the same bus for Mondello...

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  • 16. Pretoria Square

    Piazza Pretoria Ever since the eighteenth century the fountain was considered to be the embodiment of the adjacent town hall corruption and with that, together with the nudity of the statues, Palermo...

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  • 17. Quatri Canti

    The Marquis of Villena, who was the Viceroy of Spain, decided in the seventeenth century, to make a square at the intersection of the streets Maqueda and Vittorio Emanuele, in fact it was initially...

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  • 18. Out of Palermo - Etna

    ETNA the great vulcan, the biggest in Europe with 3300, and still active Living near Etna means also living with Etna. Funny: You´ll find some snow on Etna. Awfully: the guide on the top is talking...

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  • 19. Out of Palermo - Taormina

    The GREEK AMPHITHEATRE was built in the third century BC, and expanded by the Romans, who enlarged the stage and added a partial roof (now destroyed). Reserved seating existed even in Greek times; a...

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  • 20. Out of Palermo - Agrigento

    It´s a small very pritty city in the south of Sicily. You can reach it by the train. Go and see the Valley of the temples, great filling but hope that it would be rainy And don´t miss to see the...

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  • 21. Galleria Regionale di Sicilia

    The Galleria Regionale di Sicilia. This is a sad museum to visit, because the works of art are not properly taken care of. Employees smoke RIGHT NEXT TO THE CANVASES. Elderly visitors RUB THEIR...

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  • 22. Duomo di Monreale

    Buses going to any tourist attraction in Palermo are targets for gangs of pickpockets. The danger moment is just when you are boarding the bus - there will suddenly be a bit of a crush as the bus...

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  • 23. Parapendio in tandem

    "a.s.d. Parapendio in tandem" is the best pilots association in Sicily, performing touristic tandem flights for everybody since more than 10 years! people from 5 to 80 years old can visit the sky with...

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  • 25. Palatine Chapel - Capilla Palatina(Ceiling -Techo)

    You can not just look at the floor and the walls, we have to look at the sky and you will be surprised the ceilings of the ChapelIn the central part are the...

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