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"15. Palermo: Sicilian Tapestry of History, Culture, and Mediterranean Splendor Palermo, the vibrant capital of Sicily, beckons with a tapestry of history and culture. Marvel at the grandeur of the Norman Palace and the beauty of the Palatine Chapel. Wander through the bustling markets like Ballarò and Mercato di Capo, immersing yourself in local flavors. Explore the historic district of Kalsa and relax in the stunning gardens of Villa Giulia. Don't miss the iconic Cathedral of Palermo and indulge in Sicilian street food delights. Palermo is a city where the echoes of the past harmonize with the dynamic spirit of the present."
"Sicily's sprawling, gritty capital, with colorful markets and bustling shopping streets that signal a fun-loving city in regeneration. The worthwhile Monreale Cathedral, just a few miles to the west, makes an easy half-day excursion. "
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"The best part about Palermo? In the evening is always so full of life!"

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