Cappella Palatina and Palazzo dei Normanni Tour

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Explore Palermo's history on a tour of Cappella Palatina & Palazzo dei Normanni. Admire mosaics and architecture, and delve into Sicilian heritage

Highlights

  • Discover hidden details and lesser-known facts
  • Experience the unique blend of Byzantine, Islamic, and Norman artistry
  • Meet an expert guide, deeply knowledgeable about the rich Palermo's history

Description

Step into the heart of Sicilian history with our comprehensive tour, beginning at the ticket office of the majestic Palazzo dei Normanni. As you enter this symbol of Palermo's past, you'll be enveloped in the grandeur and intricacy of Norman architecture and art. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you through the stunning halls of the palace, sharing insights into the historical significance and architectural marvels of each space. In the second part of the tour, prepare to be awestruck by the Cappella Palatina, a masterpiece of cultural fusion. Here, you'll witness the breathtaking mosaics that adorn the chapel, a testament to the artistic excellence of the Norman period. The chapel, with its harmonious blend of Byzantine, Islamic, and Norman artistry, offers a unique glimpse into the diverse cultural influences that have shaped Sicily. Our tour is designed to not only showcase these magnificent sites but also to provide a deeper understanding of their historical context. Engaging stories, hidden details, and expert commentary will enrich your experience, making it more than just a visual feast. You'll leave with a profound appreciation of Palermo's historical significance and the cultural richness that defines this iconic Italian city. Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Palermo's royal legacy, where history and art come alive in every corner. This tour is a must for anyone seeking to fully experience and understand the splendor of Sicilian heritage.

Includes

Expert local tour guide

Important Information

  • - It is necessary to cover the shoulders and legs from the waist to about the knees. This measure intends to respect the dress codes of these sacred places - Minimum number of participant is required

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