Palazzo dei Normanni in Palermo

Where is the Palazzo dei Normanni

The palace is located in Piazza del Parlamento in Palermo very close to Porta Nuova and the Palatine Chapel, near the Cathedral of Palermo

Address: Piazza del Parlamento, 1, 90129 Palermo
Phone: +39091705 5611

The Palazzo

Palazzo dei Normanni in Palermo also called Royal Palace of Palermo.
If you want to visit it you have to consider that the building is the seat of the administrative offices of the Sicilian Region and for this reason in a few days the rooms of the royal apartments may not be visited.
For visits to the Norman Palace see the info and opening times on the dedicated website
There are several entrances to the Palace. The entrance for visitors is in Piazza Indipendenza.
The Norman Palace is one of the monuments included in the Arab-Norman itinerary of the cities of Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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What to see at the Norman Palace ?

Inside you can admire, apart from the beautiful Palatine Chapel
The Sala d’Ercole, built in 1560, is so named because there are paintings depicting scenes of the mythological hero made by Giuseppe Velasquez.
The Hall of the Duke of Montalto decorated with frescoes by Pietro Novelli
The Viceroy Hall , where twenty-one depictions of viceroys, presidents and lieutenants of the kingdom are shown.
The Room of King Roger place where on its walls and vaults were placed mosaics with naturalistic motifs on a background of golden tiles
The Hall of the Queen, in Pompeian style with paintings made by Giuseppe Patania etc

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Last updated on: 10/08/2023 11:12:26