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Ranked #1 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The museum is open year round for a visit but you must book your visit by email or phone. For reservations just call a few... more » Owner description: The museum is open year round for a visit but you must book your visit by email or phone. For reservations just call a few hours before the appointment and agree to the tour. The visits are carried out only in Italian / english. « less
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Ranked #2 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
This chapel is known for its superb gold Byzantium mosaics.
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Ranked #3 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Owner description: Domenico Aronica, professional photographer and licensed tour guide, proposes to you original walking tours, discovering the... more » Owner description: Domenico Aronica, professional photographer and licensed tour guide, proposes to you original walking tours, discovering the real heart of Palermo and Sicily! You will do an unforgettable Walking Tour discovering the heart of the city centre of Palermo, with the sicilian photographer Domenico Aronica. Duration: 4 hours. « less
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Ranked #4 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #5 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Historic Sites

Built in the early fourteenth century the palace was the great mansion of Manfredi Chiaramonte, Count of Modica immense and powerful fiefdom (called "Regnum in the Kingdom" for... more »

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Ranked #6 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #8 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Islands

The ancients called the little volcanic island off the coast of Palermo Ustica (fromUstum = burned). However for the Greeks the name was Osteodes = "ossuary or bone island" from... more »

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Ranked #9 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #10 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Scenic Drives; Lookouts
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Ranked #11 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #12 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #13 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

This Norman Castle was completed by William II during the 12th century, and is considered one of the most magnificent Arab-Norman structures in the world. The Capella Palatina is... more »

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Ranked #14 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Theaters

The Massimo Theater designed by Basile opened its doors to the public on the evening of May 16 1897. The large volume of trade and industry meant that Palermo had developed... more »

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Ranked #15 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The great fresco was originally in the courtyard of Palazzo Sclafani. Palazzo Sclafani was built in 1330 to excel the luxurious splendour of the mansion of Manfredi Chiaromonte... more »

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Ranked #16 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 156 attractions in Palermo
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Ranked #18 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: This cathedral was started in 1184 to replace the Muslim mosque with a Christian church, which contains the Royal and... more » Owner description: This cathedral was started in 1184 to replace the Muslim mosque with a Christian church, which contains the Royal and Imperial tombs of the patron Saint of Palermo, plus a treasury of precious Royal objects, holy vestments and chalices. « less
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Ranked #19 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
This small church of San Cataldo was built in 1160, during the Norman occupation of Palermo.
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Ranked #20 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Owner description: Attached to the church stands a slender quadrangular building with well-squared blocks: the 12th century civic tower is part... more » Owner description: Attached to the church stands a slender quadrangular building with well-squared blocks: the 12th century civic tower is part of the old system communication; built by the University of Palermo to defend the “Cassaro Walls", it was not part of the structures of the church and as you can see was released and isolated. « less
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Ranked #22 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Castles
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Ranked #23 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Fountains
Take a peak at this "shameful" fountain, one of Palermo's revealing attractions.
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Ranked #24 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #25 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #26 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #27 of 156 attractions in Palermo
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Ranked #28 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #29 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #30 of 156 attractions in Palermo
Owner description: Azyzo is a creative workshop that will appeal to an audience looking for unique, original objects hand made. A space where... more » Owner description: Azyzo is a creative workshop that will appeal to an audience looking for unique, original objects hand made. A space where colors and ideas take shape and become: pvc bags, silver jewelry and precious stones, sculptures, paintings, accessories for children and much more. « less
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