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Palermo Destination Guide

Discover Palermo in Italy

Palermo in the region of Sicily with its 672,175 habitants is a town located in Italy - some 265 mi or ( 427 km ) South of Rome , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Palermo

Local time in Palermo is now 08:56 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Rome " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tunis, Kairouan, Villabate, Trapani, and Torretta. When in this area, you might want to check out Tunis . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Palermo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Palermo, Sicily: Singing Salesmen

1:38 min by RickSteves
Views: 8900 Rating: 5.00

After the collapse of Rome and the chaos which followed, Sicily flourished for a couple centuries under Arab rule. Palermo, Sicily's main city and historic capital, still comes with a whiff of Arabia. ..

Palazzo Savona Guesthouse video, Palermo - Budgetplaces.com & Palermo30.com

1:08 min by Budgetplaces
Views: 2497 Rating: 5.00

www.budgetplaces.com Palazzo Savona Guesthouse offers accommodation right in the historical centre of Palermo, within walking distance of the main monuments and Palermo's nightlife attractions. Palazz ..


The Easy Cajun Interviews President Obama

1:35 min by rogerpv1
Views: 1020 Rating: 4.83

While on a trip in Palermo, Italy (Sicily) . . . The Easy Cajun runs into President Obama (who is there on a secret golf trip). The president agrees to a short interview for Cajun Easy News . . . ..

Day trip to Mt Etna & Taormina Oz09's photos around Palermo, Italy (day trips from taormina)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 881 Rating: 0.00

Preview of Oz09's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos: ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Quattro Canti

Quattro Canti, officially known as Piazza Vigliena, is a Baroque square in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. It was laid out on the orders of the Viceroys between 1608-1620 by Giulio Lasso at the crossing of the two principal streets in Palermo, the Via Maqueda and the Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

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Located at 38.12 13.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Palermo, Piazzas in Italy, Sicilian Baroque

Province of Palermo

The Province of Palermo is a province in the autonomous region of Sicily, a major island in Southern Italy. Its capital is the city of Palermo. The Province of Palermo has 82 comuni, 1,249,533 inhabitants, (24.9% of the Sicilian population) and is 4,992 km² (19.4% of the Sicilian territory).

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Located at 38.12 13.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Province of Palermo, Provinces of Italy

San Giuseppe dei Teatini

San Giuseppe dei Teatini is a church in the Sicilian city of Palermo. It is located near the Quattro Canti, and is considered one of the most outstanding examples of the Sicilian Baroque in Palermo. The church was built at the beginning of the 17th century by Giacomo Besio, a Genoese member of the Theatines order. It has a majestic though simple façade. In the centre niche is housed a state of San Gaetano, founder of the Theatines order.

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Located at 38.12 13.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 17th-century architecture, Churches in Palermo, Sicilian Baroque

Chiesa di San Cataldo

The Chiesa di San Cataldo is a church of the Sicilian city of Palermo, on the central Piazza Bellini. It is a notable example of the Arabian - Norman architecture which flourished in Sicily under the Norman domination of the island. The church is annexed to that of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

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Located at 38.11 13.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1160s architecture, Churches in Palermo, Norman architecture

Martorana

The Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio or San Nicolò dei Greci, commonly called the Martorana, overlooking the renowned Piazza Bellini in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. Co-Cathedral of Eparchy of Eastern Rite, is part of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, Diocese Byzantine-Greek Rite of Piana degli Albanesi.

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Located at 38.11 13.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1151 establishments, Churches in Palermo, Norman architecture, Religious organizations established in the 1140s

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Palermo