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The city of Palermo was introduced to the culture of green spots by the Arabs and later on, it were the Normans who gifted the city with various parklands and summer palaces to provide respite from the busy and bustling city life. Many of these gardens have a proud collection of banyan and other exotic trees. Some of the choicest parks and gardens in Palermo include: Giardino Garibaldi This park stands in the heart of Palermo, at Piazza Marina, and features very old and giant banyan trees, fig trees and palms reaching up to great heights. The most attractive feature … Continue reading

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Palermo, under the name of Balerm, is famous for its mosques, palaces and irrigation plants. You can find everything in this city right from stunning churches and architecture to beautiful beaches, bustling markets and Italys biggest botanical garden. Some of the famous attractions of Palermo are: The Archeological Museum in Palermo: This contains an incredible collection of antiquities and is considered one of the finest of its kind in Italy. The cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta: The cathedral has an impressive main entrance with Gothic portal with two towers. The chapel, close to the entrance, is famous for its royal … Continue reading