Travel Guide To Palermo

Travel Guide To Palermo

The town of Palermo is a historic town with lots of ruins and historical buildings and these create elegance and puzzle to the place. This capital city of Sicily is known for its abundant history, traditions, cuisines and architecture. The people, like the town itself, are highly warm to guests and their fervor  are usually transmissive. The city’s prosperous Mediterranean sights and sounds keep on enticing tourists from around the world. The many naked statues in the famous Pretoria Fountain in the Piazza Pretoria make it a favorite tourist attraction. The traditional square Quattro Canti is known for its electrifying structures in the town like the Palazzo dei Normanni.

You will find tons of close by destinations to the town. If you would like to experience the bizaare and frightful, visit the scary Capuchin burial grounds found under the Capuchin priory where it houses over 800 preserved or embalmed cadavers that looks so real. These cadavers line the walls, well, serving as a macabre decoration. Many nervous spirits, according to witnesses, still ramble this burial place. Sleeping Beauty is the most famous cadaver in these catacombs, a two year old girl named Rosalia LombarOf course, your trip to the puzzling Palermo may not be complete without a trip to the beach on the north coast where you can relax in Mondello resort where you can also see chic villas, palms trees, crystal blue waters and majestic mountains views of Mount Pellegrini and Cape Gallo. If you’d like a nature adventure, the Capo Gallo national Park is definitely near by. You can also locate great cafes and eateries in and around the town with simply amazing local and global dishes. Other great places that you must visit while in Palermo are the Galleria Regionale which is the largest art museum inside the city which is housed in a beautiful 15th century building referred to as the Gothic Palazzo Abbatellis, the puppetry art of Marionette Museum, the stunning Monreale Cathedral, the aristocratic home Palazzo Mirto, the Regional Archaeological Museum, the Roman ruins in Solunto, and the underwater city and landscape of fossilized black lava called the Ustica.

Climate: The city of Palermo in Sicily experiences a coastal or Mediterranean climate that displays mild and wet winter seasons and hot and dry summer days and nights. The places near mountainous regions are cooler. Snow fall is common in the winter months. Palermo is really the warmest cities in Sicily with lots of bright and hot weather temperatures each year.

Transportation: Sicily is a famous mafia territory in the early nineties. In reality it is a famous country in mafia movies. Paolo Borsellino and Giovanni Falcone, two anti-mafia judges, died by the mafia in the nineties and therefore the Falcone-Borsellino airport was dedicated to them. The airport is more popularly called the Palermo world airport. The town has a metro train line system that maintains 2 lines, the Metropolitana di Palermo. Other kinds of public transports in Palermo include buses, auto hires, and taxis.

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