52 Reasons to Love Sicily | #3. Palermo Goes To 11

Then there are ancient sites next to psychodelic baroque (Chiesa di Santa Caterina and Casa Professa, to name just two mind-blowing experiences!) next to Arab-Norman style architecture, next to Liberty Style… Oh, and royal palaces! Check out these mosaic-tiled lions (pictured) in the chambers of Roger II from the 12th century. And don’t forget Castello della Zisa and then all of the baronial palazzi.

Be scared, because I haven’t even talked about the dead people in the Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

Take my advice, one day isn’t gonna do it for Palermo!

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