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1 Normanni Palace
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Rank: 1 About 30

This palace it has been considered to be one amongst the most splendid ‘Arab-Norman structures all over the world. As such, this masterpiece must not be missed out. It’s a thing worth seeing. The area surrounding it is simply great!

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


2 Cappella Palatina
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Rank: 2 About 30

Address: Piazza Indipendenza
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Marina Square
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Rank: 3 About 30

Address: Piazza Marina, Palermo
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Monte Pellegrino
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Rank: 4 About 30

Address: Monte Pellegrino, Palermo
Type: Nature and sport


5 Regional Gallery Abatellis Palace
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Rank: 5 About 30

Address: 4, Via Alloro
Type: Museums


6 Zisa Castle
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Rank: 6 About 30

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 Zisa, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Cappuccini Catacombs
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Rank: 7 About 30

Address: Via Cappuccini, 1, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 St. Maria Assunta Cathedral
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Rank: 8 About 30

Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Utveggio Castle
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Rank: 9 About 30

Address: Via Castello Utveggio, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


10 Botanic Garden
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Rank: 10 About 30

Address: Via Lincoln, 2, Palermo
Type: Parks and gardens


11 Church of Santa Maria dello Spasimo
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Rank: 11 About 30

Address: Via dello Spasimo, 13, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Chiaramonte Steri Palace
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Rank: 12 About 30

Address: Piazza Marina, 61, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Gallery of Modern Art Sant'Anna
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Rank: 13 About 30

Address: Via Sant'Anna 21, Palermo
Type: Museums


14 I Candelai
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Rank: 14 About 30

Address: Via dei Candelai 65, Palermo
Type: Nightlife


San Giovanni degli Eremiti Church
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Rank: 15 About 30

Address: Via dei Benedettini, 16, Palermo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 Stadium Renzo Barbera
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Rank: 16 About 30

Address: Viale del Fante, 11, Palermo
Type: Nature and sport


16 Palazzo Mirto
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Rank: 17 About 30

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
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


17 Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio
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Rank: 18 About 30

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


18 Via Roma
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Rank: 19 About 30

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, Palermo
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


19 IL Museo internazionale delle marionette
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Rank: 20 About 30

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: Via Niscemi, 1, Palermo
Type: Museums


20 La Vucciria
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Rank: 21 About 30

At the La Vucciria market, one can get a close up look at the daily life of the city people. This market runs parallel to by means of Roma. It also starts from the Piazza San Domenico. At this amazing market, one can find...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Caracciolo, 1, Palermo
Type: Other attractions


21 Regional Archaeological Museum
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Rank: 22 About 30

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, Palermo
Type: Museums


22 Regional Gallery
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Rank: 23 About 30

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:
Type: Museums


23 The Four Corners
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Rank: 24 About 30

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


24 Cuba Castle and Punic necropolis
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Rank: 25 About 30

Address: Corso Calatafimi, 100, Palermo
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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