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Palermo, situated in Southern Italy, is the capital of Sicily. The city is popular for its culture, history, gastronomy and architecture. Palermo is the touristic and economic capital of Sicily. The city is attracting a large number of visitors every year with its amazing music, art, culture, history, and food. The tourists are also visiting Palermo to enjoy its good Mediterranean weather, gothic and baroque churches, renowned gastronomy and restaurants, nightlife, music, buildings and palaces. Tourism is the backbone of the economy of Palermo and it also gives importance to commerce, services and agriculture. Currently, the city has an international … Continue reading

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The Cathedral of Palermo exhibits many styles as it owns a long history of additions, alterations and restorations, the last of which occurred in the 18th century. The main façade on the Western side is flanked by two towers and has a Gothic portal surmounted by a niche with a precious 15th century Madonna. Two lintelled ogival arcades, stepping over the street, connect the façade to the bell tower in the front, annexed to the Archbishops Palace. This has a squared appearance adorned in the upper part by a fine crown of smaller belfries and small arcades. The right side … Continue reading

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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

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Overview of the Hotel: Hotel Joli enjoys a central location being right in the heart of Palermo. The hotel has exquisite building from the early 19th century featuring original frescoes and antique works of art. The hotel offers unforgettable feel of the city as its large terrace overlooks the surrounding gardens and the beautiful piazza. The hotel provides a typical breakfast in the morning, complete with Sicilian cakes and fresh fruit. All 30 elegant rooms are tastefully decorated with rich fabrics and paintings. The hotel was refurbished in 2003 and features all modern amenities including free internet connection in all … Continue reading