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Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina

Piazza Indipendenza, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 705 1111
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“palatine chapel” (113 reviews)
“art exhibition” (17 reviews)
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Piazza Indipendenza, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 705 1111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really nice visits, it lasts about 1.5 hours. Rooms that you will see are perfect also a small church inside.

Thank igormijatovic
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were extremely excited about this site. However, due to some ongoing works, we were told that some of the royal rooms were closed. With more than 80% of the palazzo still to see, we paid full price tickets and entered. However, ONLY the capella...More

1  Thank Rima M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Surprised no one spoke English or Spanish here. Hardly any books in English either in the bookshop. The mosaics in the chapel are breathtaking. Very busy Saturday a.m.

Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got here on a day when you can visit only the chapel. It was like one small very nice church but if you have the time you can see the same thing bigger and for free on Monreale cathedral.

1  Thank Nae L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive from the outside - stunning from within. The dimensions! Mainsight of course the Cappella Palatina - unbelievable. Thanks for allowing only a certain number of people at a time - this way one can move and admire the fabulous mosaics!

Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 1 week ago

By all means visit this spot. It is well worth seeing. The entrance is all the top, away from the square and took us a while to find.

Thank JRwisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we first went to visit around 1w noon there was a reasonably long queue so we decided to head up to Monreale first. When we returned at around 4.15 there was no queue at all and still about 1 and a half hours until...More

2  Thank Kiwidreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss the Palatine Chapel. Having a guide explain the various elements of the Chapel was invaluable to get a sense of the old and New Testament mosaics and the Arab wood carvings on the ceiling.

Thank M L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our main reason to visit Palermo and we were not disappointed This is a must see for anyone. Buildings making up Norman Arabic itinerary Exceptional architecture and unique

Thank Gettingfedup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend going early since there is a wait to get into the Palantine Chapel even after you have purchased your ticket. I recommend paying extra for the audio guide. We spent 45 minutes inside the Chapel gazing upward and around. It truly is a...More

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leslie f
4 May 2017|
Response from Daviddbpr | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we were there last summer, I would say 3 or 4 in the afternoon.
11 April 2015|
Response from pandistelle66 |
Closing days are 25th December and 1st January. I sent you a message with the official site (impossible copy/paste here)
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