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Palazzo Nicolaci a Noto

Via Nicolaci, Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Noto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: Baroque XVIII palace, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List in Noto, Sicily
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Goor, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A small palace, but in beatiful shape, we loved every minute! The reception was very helpfull. Open all day!!!

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TIRANA, ALBANIA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Nicolaci Palace in Noto is one of the wonderful works of art of barocco style. the building is wonderful outside and inside. its balconies with the works of art underneath are really impressive while the inside part offers a real picture of the everyday life at that time. Nicolaci Palace is UNESCO heritage and it deserves a visit if you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
112 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were group of friends, who went 10 days road trip through all Italy. This was one of our destination to see.... I even dont have any comments.... 50/50 like architecture - Go, otherwise.... up to you...

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Bucharest
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Worth a visit to take a picture as nobles lived in Sicily. The staff was very nice and helpful. The entrance fee was a few Euros.

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Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Stunning and interesting - and wonderful view of Noto. You can imagine the ballroom dances...hear the music. A must -see. We loved the wall paper/painting and ceiling paintings. Wonderful detailing. By the way, whoever doesn't feel like seeing this, can have a gelato or two without making others feel bad that they are left behind!

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Karlshamn, Sweden
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a wonderful old house with a few different rooms that you can wander through. Don't miss the amazing walls and the wallpaper in the rooms. Also, the balconies cannot be missed. The staff (a young woman) was very nice and helpful. The entrance fee was a few Euros, maybe 3-4.

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Australian in rural Victoria
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We spent an interesting three quarters of an hour here. Outside, the facade has several balconies with very fancy carvings of horses and other creatures. Inside, the palace is nearly empty of furniture, but some of the rooms are painted with frescos of birds and some with mythlogical scenes . It is possible to go out onto some of the... More

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

It is a photographer's dream. Unfortunately we could not go inside, I wish we did. I can only speak of outside, this is a landmark not to be missed, I want to go back to Noto just to be able to see interior of this palace

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Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Is interesting but cost €4 each to visit and they want their paper guide with photos and explanation of the rooms back at the end! The rooms are quite interesting and you can go out on some of the balconies for a really good look around the city. In that respect the price is ok because then you don't need... More

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Really interesting very friendly guide. No longer in totally in royal hands but a member of the family still has an apartment. some beautiful rooms , well worth a visit.

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