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Palazzo Nicolaci

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Address: Via Nicolaci, Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Baroque XVIII palace, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List in Noto,...

Baroque XVIII palace, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List in Noto, Sicily

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A lovely house with an unbelievable view

This small palace was the home of a very rich tuna magnate and he created a fascinating place to visit. Though certainly not to everyone's decorative taste, the rooms are well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This small palace was the home of a very rich tuna magnate and he created a fascinating place to visit. Though certainly not to everyone's decorative taste, the rooms are well worth seeing. Of particular value is a visit to the balcony outside the Dance room which gives you a brilliant view over the rooftops of Noto - a fantastic... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

With few euros, we had the chances to visit a real Sicilian palace. Since that the palace become a government propriety important works were done and the palace is now very well preserved. The are several rooms to visit, the room for music, room for playing billiard, room for lecture, studio room and of course the ballet room that is... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

charming greeting and offered an English guide book to borrow for my tour. It's not disability friendly as all palazzo rooms on 3rd floor. The ceramic floors are amazing and the ceiling in the dance hall magnificent. Great views from the blaconies

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

The entertaining wing of the palazzo is open and decorated in period. It is welk worth a vist. A look through the courtyatlrd gives an idea of the lifestyle of the upper crust. The library across tge entrance is even more impressive with folios from the birth of printing.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Located on Via Corrado Nicolaci, just off the main drag of the old city, this palace is well worth a visit, particularly on a hot day. Part of the building is still inhabited, so only part of the upstairs rooms are open to the public. The staircase and the entertaining rooms in particular are very impressive. The balconies are elaborately... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Excellent English speaking guide offered a thorough walk through and explanation of the palace. Great view of the sea from the top floor.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is one of the few non-church of the baroque era in the Noto area that can be visited - a must-see therefore. The staff are Friendly! There is no tour in English, our average Italian is poor... the lady at the ticket desk gave us the best 2 minute summary of a place I had in years and let... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We visited this Palazzo hoping we would feel the grandeur of times gone by but that was a bit disappointing... It is a beautiful palazzo but there was an exhibition that took away some of the better views of the rooms. Fake marble on the staircase? Why??? But as it is not a very expensive palazzo to visit it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Badly renovated, poor furniture, fake marble for the staircases is irrelevant for the location, and a terrible contemporary exhibition distributed in the rooms.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Really well conserved interior decoration and furniture. Baroque building with furniture and decoration from late 19th/ early 20th century. Enthusiastic young staff - and just a couple of Euros entry! A real gem!

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