Palermo: Historical Center Walking Tour with Rooftop Views

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Description

Discover the essence of Palermo on a guided journey through its historic heart. Unleash the charm of this captivating city as you explore its iconic landmarks, including the majestic Palermo Cathedral. Take a step up to the rooftops and drink in the breathtaking vistas of the city. Along the way, uncover the rich tapestry of Palermo's past, its architectural treasures, and the flavors that make its cuisine so unforgettable.


Experience Palermo from a fresh perspective on a captivating guided walking tour. Uncover the city's most iconic landmarks, including picturesque plazas, majestic churches, and the stunning Palermo Cathedral. Venture onto the rooftops for a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the city. Meet your expert guide at the entrance to Piazza San Domenico, and embark on a journey along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, where you'll marvel at the impressive architecture, including the magnificent Palermo Cathedral, a masterpiece of eclectic styles. Next, make your way to the charming Piazza Bellini, home to the striking Roman Catholic Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria. Be amazed by the Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo flourishes that adorn this former convent, which once played a significant role in preserving the ancient Sicilian tradition of convent-baked treats. But the pièce de résistance awaits – ascend to the rooftop of the Convent of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, where the sweeping city vistas will leave you awestruck. Gaze out at the majestic dome of the Baroque Chiesa del Santissimo Salvatore church and the Cathedral, bathed in a new light from this unique vantage point. Finally, stroll through the enchanting Piazza Pretoria, also known as the "Square of Shame," nestled in the heart of Palermo's historic center. Be mesmerized by the majestic marble fountain, adorned with 16 statues of nymphs, humans, mermaids, and satyrs. Your tour concludes back at the starting point, where the memories of this unforgettable adventure will linger on.

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