Palermo Tourism

Visit Palermo - Best of Palermo

The city of Palermo is found in Insular which is the capital of Sicily and also the Palermo province. The city is estimated to be over 2700years and is situated in the North West side of Sicily. The population of this city is slightly below a million and is a tourist centre. It is rich in culture; art and history, there are so many things that can entertain you in this city.

Facts and Stats for Palermo*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palermo

    Know the pollution level of Palermo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.64 (High)
    • Water Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 82.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Palermo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palermo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palermo.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.57 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.96 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.27 (High)
    • Car Stealing 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.7 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.64 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.26 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.87 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.26 (Moderate)
  • Living in Palermo - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palermo is 122.73 (High)

    • Safety Index 54.65 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 73 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.67 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.19 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.04 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.53 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palermo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palermo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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