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Four more sights in Palermo

Our Rick Steves Tour arranged for our group to visit the Palazzo Conte Federico. This palazzo , one of the oldest buildings in Palermo, is built on the Punic-Roman city walls.  It dates back to the 12th century.  The Federico … Continue reading

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Palermo, continued…

The Piazza Bellini was close to our hotel and we walked through this piazza every day.  Although Sicily has endured some difficulties in the recent era, during its medieval heyday it was a very wealthy and independent kingdom.  Much of … Continue reading

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