Norman Palace, Palermo

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Admire one of the finest examples of Arab-Norman art in the modern city of Palermo at Norman Palace. Originally the seat of the kings of Sicily, the 12th-century palace now houses Sicily's seat of the regional parliament. It features a mix of Byzantine, medieval, and Arabic-influenced architecture and decor. Visit the mosaic-covered interior of the Palentine Chapel. At the palace, note the animal motifs that adorn the walls. One ticket includes admission to both palace and chapel. To visit Norman Palace and get the most from your holiday in Palermo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Palermo online attractions planner .
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  • The chapel is just beautiful and remains unmissable in Palermo. The catch is the days and times when you can visit all the rooms. The royal rooms were closed during our visit, the rate did not go down to him...
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  • The Palace is beautiful and it was worth walking through the rooms that were open to the public, but what really impressed me with its beauty and splendor was the Palatine Chapel with a decoration and mosaics that make it unique. Precious!
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  • Beautiful grounds where Norman Palace is set. We only went to see the royal gardens as most of the apartments inside the palace were not open. It was a lovely sunny day.
  • The garden are very small but nicely decorated. The apartment area of the royal castle is not big but rich of precious Chinese vases and nice frescos. The most beautiful place is the Palatin Chapel that can leave you without breath for the magnificence and for the beauty on the smallest detail. You can appreciate the mixture of the oriental and occidental cultures.
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