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What to do in Palermo in 3 days?

Let’s start this list of the best things to do in Palermo, with one of the most visited monuments, the Norman palace ( Palazzo dei Normann in italian). Just so you know, it’s sometimes also called Royal Palace of Palermo. The Norman palace, located on Piazza Independenza, is the perfect representation of the cultural mix in Palermo.

What is the Royal Palace of Palermo?

Just so you know, it’s sometimes also called Royal Palace of Palermo. The Norman palace, located on Piazza Independenza, is the perfect representation of the cultural mix in Palermo. Built to accommodate Arab emirs, it was then occupied by the Normans who expanded it, and then by the Spaniards.

What are the best sights in Palermo?

Definitely one of the most amazing sights in Palermo. Beautiful imposing archway over the road, Porta Nouva. Complex... This museum could be an interesting piece of history, as you get an image of how the wealthy rulers of Sicily lived... This building traces the history of Sicily since the twelfth century and the presence of Norman. 3.

What is the significance of the Palermo opera?

An opera in the largest opera house in Italy, the third largest European opera house after the Paris Opera and the Vienna State Opera.. Symbol of the grandeur of the Liberty period in which Palermo was so beautiful and elegant as to fascinate and host the most coveted European courts.

How many days to spend in Palermo?

3 days in Palermo is the ideal amount of time to see this intriguing Italian City on the island of Sicily. Palermo is awash with interesting cultural and historical sights, such as the Palazzo Cathedral and the Quattro Canti.

Where to go in Palermo?

Not far from the Palace of the Norman, go up the street in Via Vittorio Emanuele and you will find Palermo 2nd must-see monument: the Palermo Cathedral. It’s for me the best place to visit in the capital of Sicily!

How to start your Palermo tour?

The best way to start your Palermo experience is to head towards the historical centre. Due to our apartment in Eastern Palermo, we started the tour with Teatro Massimo.

Why choose this Palermo guide?

This Palermo guide will help you plan the best experience and show you all the amazing places to see, beautiful buildings to visit and day trips to take.

What are the top attractions in Palermo?

16 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Palermo 1 Cattedrale (Cathedral) 2 Palazzo dei Normanni (Norman Palace) 3 Cappella Palatina 4 La Martorana 5 Archeological Museum 6 Catacombe dei Cappuccini (Capuchin Catacombs) 7 Palazzo Abatellis and Galleria Regionale della Sicilia 8 Quattro Canti 9 San Giovanni degli Eremiti 10 San Cataldo Meer items...

What is Palermos oldest area?

Palermos oldest area borders Via Vittorio Emanuele, between the Norman palace and the cathedral, its two biggest tourist attractions. The city expanded to the harbor under the Arabs in the 9th to 11th centuries as capital of the Emirs of Sicily, a city of mosques and palaces equal to those in Baghdad and Cordoba.

Why visit the Palermo Archaeological Museum?

Located in close proximity to the Teatro Massimo, the Palermo Archaeological Museum is a fantastic place to visit for those who love history. This museum contains a vast collection of ancient Greek art and various artefacts and findings from the region and island of Sicily.

What are the best neighbourhoods to live in Palermo?

Each of Palermo’s neighbourhoods has its own market, but the three biggest are Vucciria, Ballaro and Capo. Viccuria is the scruffiest and extends down Via dei Frangiai.

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