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Museo Regionale Palazzo Mirto, Palermo

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
See how Italy's royalty lived at Museo Regionale Palazzo Mirto, a palace located in the historic center of Palermo. This building's earliest construction dates from the 13th century, when it was built as a citadel Arab fortress. For four centuries, it was home to the Filangeris--the most famous Norman family in southern Italy, descended from the storied knight Angerio. Having undergone significant restructuring in the 17th century, the palace now houses opulent 18th-century chandeliers, tapestries, and a smoking room with a Chinese leather floor. Put Museo Regionale Palazzo Mirto on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Palermo family vacation planner.
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  • Residence beautiful and full of history; competent and pleasant guide: the difference between an ordinary and a memorable visit interesting but often makes the staff can customize color and brighten the tour: let!
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  • Beautiful example of noble residence of Palermo, visit interesting and really friendly staff. Suitable if you have an hour to employ.
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  • I got to visit this Palace in the historical centre situated between via roma and the can still breathe the air of old palermo marinara and powerful once you get there are still coaches of the early twentieth century. The Palace was a residence of well-heeled/dealers which prevailed for palermo. I was especially impressed with the sala del, closing in this room of about 4 m x 4, with doors on 4 sides and completely covered in leather! needed to absorb the smoke. There is also a secret passage leading to the bedroom of the owner. attractive lounges with Sicilian ceramic flooring which still resist and furniture kept in good condition, was the era of the Florio family in Sicily.
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  • Historic museum showing the history of the rich in Palermo. 2 floors of rooms showing artefacts and decoration of the past. Worthwhile if you're in the area although €6 is quite a lot for what you get. The security guards like to following you around like we were planning on taking something, a bit off putting. Guides are available in English.
  • One of my favorite attractions in Palermo, a well preserved noble residence of the last century. Small and easily visited by families and groups.
  • Very interesting, wonderful insight in the life of the very rich. Don't forget the kitchen and the stables
  • A wonderful visit in a palace where time is remained frozen. .. It was printing that prestigious occupants have left yesterday. Very nice and big rooms d apparat richly furnished and decorated with tapestries on the 1 St floor, simpler at the 2nd parts floor all to visits to the stables on the ground floor besides the collections of porcelain, ancient instruments etc... The staf is very friendly, especially the lady who was at the 1 1st floor today that m gave full explanations on the history of the family and the Palace. One small regret: I n have not had access to the terrace to see beautiful rockery fountain, it was visible only through the closed windows of the reception rooms. ... A very nice visit. A Palace of Palermo and the settecento l ottocento as I imagined myself. A do not miss (da non perdere!).
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