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Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 120 reviews on the web
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  • Stumbled across this place by chance. Old Palazzo that has been refurbished part as a museum part restaurant and part preserved to show its past use as a pawn shop. Fascinating private tour for 4 euro...  read more »
  • Opened a few years ago with the presence of the President of the Republic, thanks to tuor of ways of treasures, it was possible to make a visit to basic mode, however, the entity that regulates the input provided the capable and comprehensive driving workers to facilitate the explanation of the pawnshop, puppet theatre and of Greek and other civilizations , relics confiscated from people's real affordable now.
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  • Pallazzo Branciforte. This is a bank that knows what to do. Excellent collection of antique objects. Wonderful collection of manuscripts. Beautiful library. Some puppets. And a publishing original, very well preserved from the most beautiful and the most documented (object, with witness prints, and relevant descriptions) book ever written about Sicily: the journey of Jean-Pierre Houel [never reissued; there is not need] [and which book; you learn more that of does not matter which guide or book documentation ~]. Very good restaurant and staff very mannered and very well educated. Collection of prints of Jean Houël, the quintessential traveler, the traveler who is misleading not drive in error, the traveler who did drawings accurate according to the ancient monuments - who remained, even of his time, not completely destroyed by fanatical demented-, both in Sicily that was malty and the Aeolian Islands. This Houel gave us also the descriptions perfect manners, customs and celebrations Sicilian. And also the excellent descriptions and comments on the big two: Stromboli and Etna. One wonders [a Louvre;] for what Denon and not Houel? Given the name of a superficial and a demi-bluffeur, a very important section of Antiquities in Louvre and it omits the name of hoe; l?
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