On a visit to Palermo you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Palermo. These places are what Palermo is all about. These must see places in Palermo will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040 Palermo, Italy
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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 styles which makes it a versatile structure defined by various cultures.
With the additions to the original structure of Walter Ophamil by world reno...
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Piazza Verdi, 90138 Palermo, Italy
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 largest in Europe. Renowned for its perfect acoustics, this theatre was constructed in late 19th century and is inspired by Sicilian architecture. The e...
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Piazza Cappuccini, 1, Palermo, Italy
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
‘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 monks were availed the facility to be preserved after death but later, it became a status symbol for the local lords and rich society to be preserved for...
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Via Vittorio Emanuele, 32, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy
09:15 am - 07:00 pm
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 Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio which means St. Mary of the Admiral.
The facade and the interiors have undergone several changes in past 10 centuries but...
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Piazza Indipendenza, 1, 90129 Palermo, Italy
08:15 am - 05:00 pm
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 Mosaics, Roof done in wood which is designed and painted intricately, marble work and other remains of the Catalan times.
Today, it stands as the regional parliament of Sicily.
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Via Giacomo Matteotti, 20, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy
09:00 am - 07:30 pm
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 Cathedral is a grand display of art and culture of Palermo. Because of the diversity of the craftsmen included in the construction, the cathedral displays ...
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Via Lincoln, 2 2/A, 90123, Palermo, Italy
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Set up in 1875 on a design by architects Leon Du Fourny and Venanzio Marvuglia, it is one of the most significant botanical gardens in Europe for the richness and abundance of vegetable specimen coming from all over the world. This garden lies within the city of Palermo and has its beginning from the early 18the century.
These gardens are a part of...