Art and Cultural Attractions in Palermo

Palermo Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Palermo is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Palermo a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Palermo.

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  • Palazzo Dei Normanni

    #1 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Palazzo Dei Normanni

    Tags: Historical Site, Plaza, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Address: Piazza Indipendenza, 1, 90129 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the 12th century by William II, this Norman castle is famed to be one of the most superlative Arab-Norman structures around the globe. Worth admiring for the visitors are the magnificent Mosa...Read more

  • Palermo Cathedral

    #2 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Palermo Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is an architectural complex dedicated to Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo. The church was erected in early 12th century and has been restored, renovated and modified several times by several...Read more

  • Monreale Norman Cathedral

    #3 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Monreale Norman Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 20, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    A classic Norman building in the province of Sicily, this place is famous for its golden Mosaics. Constructed in the 12th century as an extension to the royal complex of Palermo, Monreale Norman Cathe...Read more

  • Teatro Massimo

    #4 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Teatro Massimo

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Verdi, 90138 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you want to explore the place where the final scene of the movie Godfather was shot, you have to visit Teatro Massimo. Dedicated to king Emanuel 2, this is the largest theatre in Italy and third la...Read more

  • Catacombs Of The Capuchins Or Catacombe Dei Cappuccini

    #5 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Catacombs Of The Capuchins Or Catacombe Dei Cappuccini

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Cappuccini, 1, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    ‘Catacombs of the Capuchins’- the one of its kind museum of Mummies and has a strange but unique charm that makes it one of the most visited places in Palermo.  Initially only the mon...Read more

  • Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

    #6 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele, 32, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:15 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in Romanesque style and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this Chiesa della Martorana in Palermo dates from 1143 and is famed for its spectacular mosaics.  The official name for La Martorana is...Read more

  • Oratorio Del Rosario Di Santa Cita And Chiesa Di Santa Cita

    #7 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di Santa Cita  And Chiesa Di Santa Cita

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Via Valverde, 3, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This Oratory is dedicated to Virgin of Rosary. It was constructed in 16th century to embark the gratitude for the Virgin’s help at the Battle of Lepanto fought against the Turks. The walls of th...Read more

  • Oratorio Del Rosario Di San Domenico

    #8 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di San Domenico

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via dei Bambinai, 18, 90133 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Founded in the late 16th century is this Oratory of the Rosary of St. Dominic that flaunts itself in the colorful Vucciria. Various artists have left a legacy of their works in the construction of thi...Read more

  • Palazzo Abatellis

    #9 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Palermo
    Palazzo Abatellis

    Tags: Walking Area, Plaza, Square, Architecture

    Address: Region government & services, Via Alloro, 4, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This classic square is an example of gothic architectural style combined with the Catalan style. It was the residence of Francesco Abatellis (or Patella), port master of the Kingdom of Sicily. After t...Read more

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