About Palermo

Palermo, the capital of Sicily, is a bustling seaside city with roughly one million people living in the metropolitan area and 700000 people living in the city.

We have collected some pictures of Palermo below to give you an idea of how the city looks like. Also, you can take a look at the official city pages.


Photo gallery (photo taken fron the web)

The Cathedral of Palermo.


The Teatro Massimo, one of the biggest opera house in Europe.


View of Palazzo Chiaramonte-Steri, former Tribunal of the Holy Inquisition and now office of the rector of the University of Palermo.


A view of the Port of Palermo.


Palazzo delle Aquile, that houses the mayor and the offices of the municipality of Palermo.


A view of Piazza Pretoria.


I quattro canti, the centre of the historical part of Palermo.


View of Palazzo dei Normanni, former seat of the Kings of Sicily during the Norman domination and now seat of the Sicilian Parliament.


View of the Cappella Palatina, the royal chapel of the Norman kings situated on the first floor of the Palazzo dei Normanni.


View of the Teatro Politeama, located in the central Piazza Ruggero Settimo.


View of the beach of Mondello.


The Zisa castle.


The Martorana Church.


The Palazzina Cinese.



The San Giovanni degli Eremiti Church.


The historical market of Vucciria.


The historical market of Ballarò.


The historical market of Capo.


The Monreale Cathedral. Monreale is about 15 kilometres (9 miles) inland (south) of Palermo.



Back to the top