Tap to Read ➤

Must See Attractions in Palermo, Italy

Historical and architectural, Palermo is Italy’s carved out chronicle.
Prerana Jamdarkhana Aug 7, 2019

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Extraordinary examples of Norman architecture, Byzantine mosaics, peaceful beaches and delicious local cuisine, Palermo is among the most amazing places to visit  in Italy.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Built in 1185, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Palermo Cathedral is a fascinating building with different architectural styles.
Experience blissful music in the defining acoustics of Teatro Massimo, Palermo's biggest Italian opera house.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Situated in Palazzo dei Normanni, the intricately designed Byzantine mosaics light-up the royal chapel, Cappella Palatina.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Quattro Canti, a Baroque square encompassing four roads and four near-identical Baroque buildings, one for each season, is a square like no other.
Majestic and magnificent, Casa Professa church, built by Jesuits in late 16th century, is one of the most important sites in all of Sicily.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Right at the heart of the historic center of Piazza Pretoria lies the monumental fountain- Praetorian Fountain, which was built in Florence in 1554 but was brought to Palermo in 1574.
A part of UNESCO Heritage Site and an extravagant marvel of Norman architecture, Monreale Cathedral is a must-visit.
Ever been on a puppet show? In Palermo, make sure you visit Opera dei pupi, a traditional puppet theater, to enjoy the art of puppetry.

The theater, listed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, is a major attraction.
Lying between Monte Gallo and Mount Pellegrino, a peaceful getaway from the bustling city of Palermo, is Mondello, a popular sandy beach with relaxing villas.
Visiting a burial catacomb in Palermo, Catacombe dei Cappuccini, can be a grim and captivating experience, all at the same time. Worth a visit!
Colorful and cheerful, walk through the streets of Ballaro and Vucciria to watch the everyday Palermitani life, lined with local food-stalls, fresh vegetables and spice shops.