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Piazza Indipendenza 1, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The royal apartments were closed when we visited, and the cost of the entrance ticket was rather confusing and overpriced. But the Palatine Chapel was beautiful and if you are in Palermo, the Norman Palace is something you must see. It's an easy walk from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half the exhibit was closed and we were charged full price. Wouldn’t bother coming here. Wasn’t very interesting, not for the cost. After paying entry fee you’ll also need to pay extra just for using the restroom...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gillettelbc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spectacular venue is not to be missed. Golden mosaics, high vaulted ceilings, a very special place that should not be missed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LucyRK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chapel was jaw-droppingly spectacular. Utterly entralling. Well worth the cost of entry alone. The rest of the palace is so-so.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RobynQ26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, worth a visit, if not the most beautiful architecture in the world. Interesting to see the Norman influence on Sicily.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful sites of the whole country. Enjoy it in the early morning to avoid the crowd peak time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FabianMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Norman chapel is a must on any bisit to sicily the gardens and terraces are wonderful. Good limited time exhibition on the art of Santa Rosalie when we went.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

The palace is nice but the most beautiful place to visit is the chapel, just gorgeous. Good exhibition as well when we visited.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ninou R
Reviewed 11 February 2019

The tickets should be sold as Palatine Chapel as there is nothing else available. It is a great work of art, however is filled with chairs on which you cannot seat and the transept is inaccessible.The room is badly illuminated and some details are difficult...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

15 euros to get in, the archicture is marvelous, as well as the gardens, don't miss the palatine chapel, beautiful !!

Date of experience: September 2018
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7 July 2018|
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Response from 55DavidG | Reviewed this property |
Any sensible summer wear seems to be ok
leslie f
4 May 2017|
Response from Daviddbpr | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we were there last summer, I would say 3 or 4 in the afternoon.