Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina, Palermo

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Admire one of the finest examples of Arab-Norman art in the modern city of Palermo at Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina. Originally the seat of the kings of Sicily, the 12th-century palace now houses Sicily's seat of the regional parliament. It features a mix of Byzantine, medieval, and Arabic-influenced architecture and decor. Visit the mosaic-covered interior of the Palentine Chapel. At the palace, note the animal motifs that adorn the walls. One ticket includes admission to both palace and chapel. To visit Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina and other attractions in Palermo, use our Palermo trip generator.
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  • 10 euros on Thursday (8 euros student), 12 euros otherwise. You can see the Palace of the Normans. The Chapel is absolutely unavoidable. Not so great for the price...
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  • Palazzo Reale is remarkable, but not memorable. The Palatine Chapel is an exceptional jewel, a masterpiece of Byzantine art, it's worth the trip.
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  • Entry was 12e . You go through bag scanning and metal detector on way in. Entry included 3 floors of attractions. You can pick up basic leaflet or pay for audio guide . We visited capella Palestine fi...  more »