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