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Il Castello della Zisa, Palermo
(3/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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  • Disappointing the internal areas off limits that visit at the entrance they avoid saying. The keepers among the other rude really. Questions on some lighting make ears by merchants and respond poorly. do not go
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  • Too bad because the photos of the front with beautiful garden, the legend of the fresco that says who will count the little devils depicted will find the hidden treasure and the idea of enjoying the view from the terrace we had just intrigued ... instead we got the rest of the neglected garden, on the terrace, they did not rise and the fresco is definitely undervalued. ... the restrooms always useful to tourists do not work and are bound with ferropeccato wire really with a historic castle so nice excellent value to enhance it.
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  • Arrival after walking from the Centre through alleys of a Palermo original and strong shades. As often happens in this city turns the corner and open up unexpected spaces.
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  • The building looks quite impressive from outside. However exhibition inside is rather poor. I would not recommend going inside.
  • An interesting place to visit but do your homework beforehand, so that you know what you are visiting and it's significance: no English-speaking staff
  • Like so many others say, beautiful but not worth the admission. Excellent example of the maladministration they you find so much of in the Mezzogiorno. Take photos from outside.
  • Nice outside.
  • Beautifully rebuilt Arab-Norman castle. Fascinating to see what has been restored in brick vs. the original stone. A flawless representation of the original ground plan. Get a combo ticket with Palazzo Abatellis and there you have a perfect afternoon. Also quite near La Cuba, which is worth a visit in its own right.