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Cathedral of Palermo

Tour of the Museum of the Death

If you like everything mystical, you can take a tour of the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery. Famous residents of Palermo were buried there for several centuries. This place of burial was considered prestigious. The dungeon is also called the Museum of the Death. It is open to the public from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. You can visit it from 9 am to 1 pm on Sundays and holidays.
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If you get this necropolis, you will be able to walk through long dark corridors. Long-dead people are hanging on the walls, lying in their coffins, or are just on the shelves there. They have a skeletal, mummified, or embalmed appearance. They were assigned to the catacombs according to gender, professional, and social characteristics. You can also see a unique collection of documents and the main attraction of the underground cemetery. This is the embalmed body of a little girl. Her name was Rosalia Lombardo. It looks like the baby is sleeping.

Extreme Entertainment on the Beach of Palermo

You will most likely be intrigued by the opportunity to take a trip to the underwater world of the bay of Mondello. You will be able to conquer its waves, windsurfing, or surfing. You can get training and rent equipment right on the beach. You will also have the chance to ride a canoe, catamaran, or Jet Ski along the coast. You can take a ride on a quad bike along the sandy strip. Its length is 2 kilometers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Discovering the architecture of Palermo from bird's eye view! Teatro Massimo, Palazzo dei Normanni, Zisa, Santa Maria della Catena, San Giovanni degli Eremiti, Stadio Renzo Barbera, all those monuments are defining the image of Palermo … Open

Scuba Diving on the Island of Ustica

You will have the opportunity to get to a small island by ferry. The island is called Ustica. It is of volcanic origin. It is located at a distance of 52 kilometers from Cape Capo Gallo. The trip will last 1 hour. If you reach the island, you can take a tour of the Museum "Torre di Santa Maria". Archaeological finds are stored there. You can also visit the village of the Contrada Tramontana. It was founded in the Bronze Age. You will be able to visit the aquarium Spalmatore and relax on the beach, admiring the beauty of nature. You can also go scuba diving. You will be trained in one of the dive clubs of Ustica. You will have the opportunity to choose a suitable place for scuba diving.
Palermo, Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Celebrate the Birthday of Saint Rosalia

If you come to the city in early September, you will be able to participate in an unusual religious holiday. It is dedicated to the birthday of Saint Rosalia. You can walk up the mountain of Monte Pellegrino in the company of residents and other tourists. The ascent will take place on the night of September 3 to 4. The chapel and karst cave is located on its top. The woman's remains were found there. According to the legend, she saved the locals from the plague. You will have the opportunity to spend the night in the open air on the mountain. You can also enjoy the sunrise and panoramic views of Palermo from the observation deck. It is located at an altitude of 600 meters.
Palermo Cathedral, San Giuseppe dei Teatini, Villa Giulia, Catacombe dei Cappuccini, La Martorana, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Palermo … Open

Active Leisure in Avventura Madonie Park

You may be interested in visiting the Avventura Madonie Park. It is located on the territory of the reserve of the same name, located near Palermo. If you come here, you will be able to test your strength when passing the trails. They consist of rope ladders and bridges. They have different levels of difficulty. You should also go hiking. You can choose from many high-altitude routes. You will also have the opportunity to ride a horse or bike. The park staff will provide you with a training course in orienteering and archery.
Sizilien - Monreale, Duomo Santa Maria la Nuova

Visit the Monreale AquaPark

The aqua-park is located at the address Via Pezzingoli, 172 in the town of Monreale near Palermo. It has the same name. It was opened in 1992. The park is open from 9:30 to 18:00 daily. You can get here by bus in 40 minutes. You will be able to have fun on extreme rides. For example, you can use a Kamikaze. There are also water slides here. They differ in angle and length.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Palermo and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Palermo
♥   Restaurant 'Cuvée du Jour' PALERMO. Type - Creative. 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Taverna del Pavone' MONREALE. Type - Sicilian. 7.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bye Bye Blues' MONDELLO. Type - Creative. 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'I Pupi' Bagheria. Type - Modern cuisine. 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Faro Verde da Benito' PORTICELLO. Type - Seafood. 15.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Palermo
♥   Castle 'Cuba' Palermo, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Caccamo' Caccamo, 32.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Calatubo' Alcamo, 35.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello dei Conti di Modica' Alcamo, 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Bivona' Bivona, 59.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Palermo and around
♥   Art museum 'Museo archeologico regionale Antonio Salinas' Palermo, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Palermo

Hokkaido: The Japan’s Hidden Gem

As countries start reopening their borders for vaccinated travelers, it is time to think of new mesmerizing journeys to new locations. Moreover, as tourism is not back on track completely, today’s travelers can see even the most popular destinations without the usual hordes of tourists. While Tokyo is hosting the Olympics, let’s take a look at one of the most untouched and beautiful parts of Japan – Hokkaido. Read this

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