The Historic City Center of Palermo, Culture & Entertainment
Have you just arrived in Palermo and are wondering what great things there are to do? There are lots of choices for admirers of art, architecture, music, culture, food, fun, and shopping!
The Central Historical District of Palermo is one of the largest in Europe and is rich in the history and culture of the many different peoples who have inhabited this city over the centuries (Etruscans, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, Spanish, Austrians). They have left a record enviable worldwide whose testimonies are still tangible not only in art and culture but also in the language, customs, and the fabulous culinary heritage.
You only need decide what are your favorite things to do. There are numerous museums, churches, historic buildings, and street markets where you will find an explosion of sounds and colors (Vucciria, Ballarò, Capo).
Palermo is among the world capitals of street food. Street food is delicious, inexpensive and available at all hours of the day and night. And our sweet specialties will leave you breathless.
If you love shopping, you will find everything you could need or want, high fashion and local bargains.
The night life is also wonderful and you’ll be spoiled with the many choices of local pubs, restaurants, taverns, night clubs and street parties! Have Fun..!!