Guidebook for Palermo

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Guidebook for Palermo

Sightseeing

It is an opera houseI, the biggest in Italy, and one of the largest of Europe (the third after the Opéra National de Paris and the K. K. Hof-Opernhaus in Vienna), renowned for its perfect acoustics.
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Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele
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It is an opera houseI, the biggest in Italy, and one of the largest of Europe (the third after the Opéra National de Paris and the K. K. Hof-Opernhaus in Vienna), renowned for its perfect acoustics.
The entire ancient town of Palermo in Sicily was equipped with a huge qanat system built during the Arab period (827–1072). Many of the qanats are now mapped and some can be visited.
Via Gaetano la Loggia
The entire ancient town of Palermo in Sicily was equipped with a huge qanat system built during the Arab period (827–1072). Many of the qanats are now mapped and some can be visited.
One of the 4 historic markets of Palermo. Vucciria translates to "voices" or "hubbub." Here life vibrates on weekends evening
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Mercato Vucciria
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One of the 4 historic markets of Palermo. Vucciria translates to "voices" or "hubbub." Here life vibrates on weekends evening
Ballarò street market in Palermo, Sicily is one of the most entertaining of its kind in the whole of Europe. This market combines two Italian greats, food and clothes. It is a street eaters delight
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Ballarò cafè
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Ballarò street market in Palermo, Sicily is one of the most entertaining of its kind in the whole of Europe. This market combines two Italian greats, food and clothes. It is a street eaters delight
Visit
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Teatro Politeama
2 Via Turati
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Visit
the Villa and its oriental gardens reflect the "Chinese Revival" architectural style
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Palazzina Cinese
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the Villa and its oriental gardens reflect the "Chinese Revival" architectural style
The Palatine Chapel and Roger's Room are the most evocative of the Kingdom's splendor. Roger's Room is usually closed to the public, but the Palatine Chapel is open during traditional hours
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Chapelle palatine de Palerme
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The Palatine Chapel and Roger's Room are the most evocative of the Kingdom's splendor. Roger's Room is usually closed to the public, but the Palatine Chapel is open during traditional hours
Located at the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda, the "Quattro Canti" is the traditional center of Palermo, the crossroad marking the heart of Palermo's old historic district
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Quattro Canti
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Located at the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda, the "Quattro Canti" is the traditional center of Palermo, the crossroad marking the heart of Palermo's old historic district
Its sixteen statues are divided among the four sets of stairs leading to the largest fountain in the center; these statues are nudes of nymphs, humans, mermaids and satyrs
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Piazza Pretoria
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Its sixteen statues are divided among the four sets of stairs leading to the largest fountain in the center; these statues are nudes of nymphs, humans, mermaids and satyrs
its most distinctive features are the three pinkish red domes or cupolas.
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Eglise Saint Cataldo
1 Piazza Bellini
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its most distinctive features are the three pinkish red domes or cupolas.
The church, which was Greek Orthodox during the Norman era, was "converted" to the Roman Rite in the 13th century.
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Église della Martorana de Palerme
3 Piazza Bellini
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The church, which was Greek Orthodox during the Norman era, was "converted" to the Roman Rite in the 13th century.
Visiting this unique church is to experience multicultural architectural diversity.
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Cathédrale de Palerme
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Visiting this unique church is to experience multicultural architectural diversity.
also known as Casa Professa is Baroque masterpiece located in Palermo's Alberghieria quarter near the Quattro Canti
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Eglise du Gesu
1 Piazza Casa Professa
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also known as Casa Professa is Baroque masterpiece located in Palermo's Alberghieria quarter near the Quattro Canti
The Basilica of San Domenico (St. Dominick), off Via Roma, is another fine example of Sicilian Baroque and is also known for the many prominent Sicilians laid to rest in it.
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Chiesa di San Domenico
1 Piazza San Domenico
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The Basilica of San Domenico (St. Dominick), off Via Roma, is another fine example of Sicilian Baroque and is also known for the many prominent Sicilians laid to rest in it.
The church's style contrasts somewhat with that of the other Norman-Arab churches in Palermo. With its sweeping arches, the Magione embodies a more typically Northern European Gothic style
Magione's Cloister
The church's style contrasts somewhat with that of the other Norman-Arab churches in Palermo. With its sweeping arches, the Magione embodies a more typically Northern European Gothic style
Located at Via Butera 1, near the water at the end of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the International Marionette Museum, boasts an extensive collection of Sicilian puppets
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Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino
5 Piazza Antonio Pasqualino
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Located at Via Butera 1, near the water at the end of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the International Marionette Museum, boasts an extensive collection of Sicilian puppets
Capo Market, a large street market that captures the flavor of Palermo's Saracen past. Capo is a blend of general confusion and a jumble of vendors' stalls, winding toward the old gate (Porta Carini)
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Mercato del Capo
. Via Cappuccinelle
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Capo Market, a large street market that captures the flavor of Palermo's Saracen past. Capo is a blend of general confusion and a jumble of vendors' stalls, winding toward the old gate (Porta Carini)
Located in its own walled park on Via Dante, not far from the Zisa, Villa Malfitana is essentially an 18th century English manorial estate in the center of Palermo.
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Villa Malfitano Whitaker
167 Via Dante Alighieri
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Located in its own walled park on Via Dante, not far from the Zisa, Villa Malfitana is essentially an 18th century English manorial estate in the center of Palermo.
Except for the Steri, Castello al Mare ("Castle-by-the-Sea") is the only true castle in Palermo proper, and not much of it remains.
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Castello a Mare
25 Via Filippo Patti
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Except for the Steri, Castello al Mare ("Castle-by-the-Sea") is the only true castle in Palermo proper, and not much of it remains.
Mount Pellegrino offers panoramic views of Palermo and the Sea but is most famous for the Sanctuary of Saint Rosalie
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Monte Pellegrino
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Mount Pellegrino offers panoramic views of Palermo and the Sea but is most famous for the Sanctuary of Saint Rosalie
This district of Palermo on the western side of Mount Pellegrino seems like a separate town, and in many ways it is. Mondello has a public beach and plenty of excellent seafood restaurants
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Mondello Beach
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This district of Palermo on the western side of Mount Pellegrino seems like a separate town, and in many ways it is. Mondello has a public beach and plenty of excellent seafood restaurants
This is a coastal district at the northern base of Mount Pellegrino. The hamlet itself is unremarkable, really little more than an overdeveloped fishing village. Addaura Cavern is famous
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Addaura
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This is a coastal district at the northern base of Mount Pellegrino. The hamlet itself is unremarkable, really little more than an overdeveloped fishing village. Addaura Cavern is famous
Villa Trabia is one of the few aristocratic homes open to the public. This estate, which is now owned by the City of Palermo, houses civic offices and a public library
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Villa Trabia
3 Via Marchese Ugo
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Villa Trabia is one of the few aristocratic homes open to the public. This estate, which is now owned by the City of Palermo, houses civic offices and a public library
This “English Garden” was laid out in 1850-51 by the architect Giovan Battista Filippo Basile in what was considered to be the English manner
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English Garden
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This “English Garden” was laid out in 1850-51 by the architect Giovan Battista Filippo Basile in what was considered to be the English manner

Shopping

Go Shopping!
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Via Ruggero Settimo
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Go Shopping!
Go luxury shopping!
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Via della Libertà
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Go luxury shopping!

Essentials

Easy to reach and cheap
Carrefour Express - Supermarket
12 Via Francesco Bentivegna
Easy to reach and cheap

Everything Else

The Foro Italico is a lawn along the seafront of Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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Foro Italico
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The Foro Italico is a lawn along the seafront of Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Arts & Culture

The Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo are burial catacombs in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. Today they provide a somewhat macabre tourist attraction as well as an extraordinary historical record
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Capuchins' Catacombs
1 Via Cappuccini
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The Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo are burial catacombs in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. Today they provide a somewhat macabre tourist attraction as well as an extraordinary historical record
The Zisa is a castle in the western part of Palermo, Sicily. The construction was begun in the 12th century by Arabian craftsmen for king William I of Sicily, and completed by his son William II
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Palais de la Zisa
1 Via Guglielmo Il Buono
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The Zisa is a castle in the western part of Palermo, Sicily. The construction was begun in the 12th century by Arabian craftsmen for king William I of Sicily, and completed by his son William II
From 1600 to 1782, the tribunal of the Holy Inquisition. The palace is now a museum; among the artworks, it houses Renato Guttuso's Vucciria
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Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri
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From 1600 to 1782, the tribunal of the Holy Inquisition. The palace is now a museum; among the artworks, it houses Renato Guttuso's Vucciria
is the largest museum in Palermo exclusively devoted to art. The majority of the work displayed dates from the medieval and Renaissance periods through the eighteenth century.
Regione Siciliana Galleria Regionale
4 Via Alloro
is the largest museum in Palermo exclusively devoted to art. The majority of the work displayed dates from the medieval and Renaissance periods through the eighteenth century.
Of particular interest are the large mosaic pavements taken from the Roman structures discovered in Piazza Vittoria, the lions' heads from the Greek temple at Himera, the sarcophagi from the Villabate
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Museo Archeologico Regionale (Regional Archaeological Museum)
24 Via Bara all'Olivella
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Of particular interest are the large mosaic pavements taken from the Roman structures discovered in Piazza Vittoria, the lions' heads from the Greek temple at Himera, the sarcophagi from the Villabate
Nightlife all around!
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Bottiglieria Massimo -Champagneria since 1968
59 Via Salvatore Spinuzza
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Nightlife all around!

Food Scene

The best pizza in Palermo!
Via Principe Granatelli, 26
26 Via Principe Granatelli
The best pizza in Palermo!
One of the best pizza in town
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Pizzeria Frida
37/38 Piazza Sant'Onofrio
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One of the best pizza in town
Real Neapolitan Pizza!
Fratelli La Bufala
34 Piazza Castelnuovo
Real Neapolitan Pizza!
Street food eaters place!
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Pani câ Meusa – Porta Carbone
62 Via Cala
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Street food eaters place!
Street Food place!
Via Vittorio Emanuele, 102
102 Via Vittorio Emanuele
Street Food place!
Pizza gourmet!
La Veranda
Pizza gourmet!
Pizza pleasE!
A Castellana
4 Piazza dei Caduti
Pizza pleasE!
Sicilian food brand
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Spinnato
12 Piazza Castelnuovo
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Sicilian food brand

Drinks & Nightlife

Tasty ice-cream
Al Gelatone
23 Via Bertolino Giuseppe Puglisi
Tasty ice-cream
for beer lovers!
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Luppolo l'Ottavo Nano
36/38 Via Daniele Manin
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for beer lovers!