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Monuments and places of interest

Monuments and places of interest in Palermo and Sicily

Palazzo Abatellis

Palazzo Abatellis was designed in a Catalan Gothic style by Matteo Carnalivari between 1490-1495. The building was made as a luxury villa for the magistrate...
Palazzo Mirto Palermo

The museum of Palazzo Mirto

  Palazzo Mirto is a marvelous example of a two centuries old nobleman’s mansion. Its original furnishing has been...

The Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo

An immense heritage unique in the world in history and scientific data is kept in the basement of Palermo. Those who visits the underground...
via vittorio emanuele palermo

Via Vittorio Emanuele – Palermo

Via Vittorio Emanuele, formerly known as Cassaro, is the oldest street in the Palermo. Its creation dates back to the foundation of the city...

Teatro Massimo of Palermo

The Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele in Palermo is the biggest opera house in Italy and the third one in Europe. The structure, built in...

Piazza Marina and Palazzo Steri

Piazza Marina is one of the largest squares in Palermo. It was build on the southern side of the natural harbour of the city....

Porta Nuova

Once upon a time the city of Palermo was surrounded by walls and there were also entrance gates, the most important of which was...

Ballarò Market

Ballarò is one of the most ancient open-air markets in Palermo (about 1000 years old), and it’s used to sell fruits, vegetables, meat, fish...

Piazza Pretoria (Pretoria Square)

Piazza Pretoria is located close to the Vigliena intersection known as the “Quattro Canti”, the very center of the old Palermo. The square is...

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