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| Piazza Indipendenza, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Long queue to get in even at 10.30 in the morning but it was well worth the wait. This was a glorious place to wander through, completely unaware as I was of what beauties Sicily had to offer. It is difficult to enumerate the various...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chapel is the most stunning part of this attraction. Keep your ticket if you are entering the gardens before leaving as you will be approached by a guard and asked to show it. If you are into Dutch art then the gallery is also...More

Thank Haydn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only had 24 hours in Palermo - this is a must. The Palatine Chapel is a wonder ! The best we have ever visited. Really a wow factor.

Thank james w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the reviews we wanted to see this but on the day we went the state rooms were shut. No mention of it when we bought our ticket. Disappointed

1  Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Royal chambers were closed, and they still had the audacity to take 12 euroes pr. head, just to see the Palatine Chapel. Do NOT pay to see the Royal Garden, it was not worth the money. The Chapel was beautiful but what a waste of...More

1  Thank niiluuu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A guided tour is what you need to appreciate the wonderful church inside the palace. Extraordinaryarchitecture, beautiful decorations, interesting historical background. A jewel you cannot miss. The royal apartments deserve a visit as well.

Thank Carla D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most important thing to see in Palermo, together with the Cathedral. Interesting building, many nice rooms inside and a nice garden next.

Thank iliasathens59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't come here at the end of the day when you're hot and tired. It felt like a long haul up the marble staircase. It was interesting to see the Royal Apartments, but I really wanted to see the Chapel. It was very crowded -...More

Thank RuthieMead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Together with the monreale cathedral and cefalu Duomo, the Norman chapel completes the trio of churches with similar designs and interiors. Having seen the first 2, this one is a bit of deja vu. Also the palace apartments were closed for renovations. So if you're...More

Thank Sychim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You know when your wife really wants to see something and you get beaten into submission to tag along, well this is it. The most amusing part was at the entrance where they have Airport style “Security” the lady that was supposed to be watching...More

1  Thank Chris K
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Any sensible summer wear seems to be ok
leslie f
May 4, 2017|
Response from Daviddbpr | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we were there last summer, I would say 3 or 4 in the afternoon.