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1 Palazzo Mirto
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Rank: 1 About 13

Palazzo Mirto was the residence of the 19th century Palermitan aristocracy. At present, this historic building is open for public.  Inside the palace there is a succession of luxuriously decorated rooms including the grand...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Merlo, 2 Palermo (Sicile), Italy
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

2 Palace of the Normans
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Rank: 2 About 13

This castle, known as ‘Zisa Castle’ or ‘Norman Castle’ was finished by ‘William II’ at the time of the twelfth century. Moreover, it has been considered to be one amongst the most splendid ‘Arab-Norman...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Indipendenza Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

3 Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio
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Rank: 3 About 13

Having built in the year 1143, this monument has been named after Eloisa dell Martorana. This person was the one who had founded Benedictine convent in the vicinity. Barouque interior is just amazing- completely covered in ‘frescoes’...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Bellini 3 Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

4 Via Roma
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Rank: 4 About 13

Via Roma begins at south-eastern portion of ‘Piazza Castello’ and terminates at ‘Piazza Carlo Felice’; just opposite Porta Nuova Station. This street has been divided mid-way by ‘Piazza San Carlo’. This...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Roma
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

5 IL Museo internazionale delle marionette
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Rank: 5 About 13

The IL Museo internazionale delle marionette is for those who love puppets and puppet shows. This is the greatest museum which displays puppets in the world. It has shiny armor and has stern expressions too. These puppets are also historical...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Vicolo Niscemi, 5 Palermo (Sicile), Italy
Type: Museums

6 Regional Archaeological Museum
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Rank: 7 About 13

This museum contains artifacts dating back to the pre-historic times. It also houses art-forms relating to Roman era. Having spread over numerous buildings, the collection is inclusive of Sicilian finds right from Punic, Roman, Greek, Phoenician,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Olivella 24, Palermo, Sicily
Type: Museums

7 Regional Gallery
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Rank: 8 About 13

The historic building was once a neo Gothic castle which dates from 1488 and at present this house is a regional gallery. This is known as the largest museum in Palermo and is totally devoted to art. Majority of the work dates from...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Alloro 4 Palermo, Sicily Italy
Type: Museums

8 The Four Corners
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Rank: 9 About 13

The traditional center of Palermo is called as “Quattro Canti” or the Four corners. It is situated at the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda. This makes it the oldest historic site...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Sicile
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

9 Zisa
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Rank: 10 About 13

The Zisa is a beautiful castle situated in the western side of Palermo in Sicily. This is a 12th century palace which comprises of elaborate arches along the front façade along...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Address: Piazza Gugliemo il Buono Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

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Remains of the Roman Theater - 16 mi
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Remains of a Roman theatre (first half of the 2nd century) are visible, and remains of many other buildings have been discovered, among which there are traces of the ancient city walls, a fine mosaic, found in 1852 but...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Corso Sammarco, 90030 Villafrati (PA), Italy‎ - 091 8291059‎
Distance: 25.7
City: Ventimiglia

Type: Theaters and performance + Share

Neighbouring places: Palermo

Campofelice di Fitalia - 21.4 mi

Campofelice di Fitalia is a commune or a municipality in the Palermo Province in the Italian region of Sicily. Situated almost 35 kilometers to the southeast of Palermo, the city is...

Distance: 34.5
City: Campofelice di Fitalia

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