Things to do in Palermo

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    Teatro Massimo

    Teatro Massimo

    Ranked #1 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.327 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater, Opera House
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    One of the biggest opera theatres in Europe. Fabulous

  • 2
    Palazzo dei Normanni

    Palazzo dei Normanni

    Ranked #2 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.619 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The main reason to visit the Normal Palace is the Palatine Chapel. Built by Roger II it contains Byzantine, Latin and Islamic influences. The wooden stalactite ceiling is extremely rare ...

  • 3
    Teatro Politeama

    Teatro Politeama

    Ranked #3 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.314 reviews
    Performing Arts, Concert Hall, Theater
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy
  • 4
    Fontana Pretoria

    Fontana Pretoria

    Ranked #4 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.213 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    Must see

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    Palermo Cathedral

    Palermo Cathedral

    Ranked #5 overall in Palermo things to do
    8.818 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistorySpiritualArtsy

    The Cathedral is a chimera of architectural styles. From the outside it looks something like a fortress with battlements fringing the upper areas. There's also a grand dome and maybe ...

  • 6
    Mercato del Capo

    Mercato del Capo

    8.02 reviews
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withFoodiesGreenTrendsters

    This is a wonderful street market experience for all those that like to wander throw authentic stalls full of local produce. There are fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs, meat and ...

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    Gallery of Modern Art

    Gallery of Modern Art

    8.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withBackpackersArtsySolo Female

    This gallery of modern art is located in a pretty cool looking 15th century converted palace. There are always different exhibitions on, and one can book different workshops and activities ...

  • 8
    Quattrocanti Palermo (Four Corners)

    Quattrocanti Palermo (Four Corners)

    Ranked #7 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.19 reviews
    Historic Site, Landmark, Plaza
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    Beautiful!

  • 9
    Ballarò Street Market

    Ballarò Street Market

    Ranked #8 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.88 reviews
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withFoodiesBackpackersOutdoorsy

    If you are into street food and have no problem trying new things, this is the place. Like the city, the streets are dirty and smell really bad, but the ...

  • 10
    Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (La Martorana)

    Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (La Martorana)

    Ranked #6 overall in Palermo things to do
    9.512 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    The Martorana is one of the more unforgettable sites in Palermo. Built during the 12th century, this small church is a remarkable blend of Arab, Norman and Byzantine. The slender ...

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