Palermo at a glance
The capital of the largest island in the Mediterranean is a spectacular mix of Arab and Norman heritage, with its fascinating medieval quarters, Art Nouveau buildings, and open-air markets.
The Champagneria, one of the oldest watering holes in town, also lends its name to the entire neighborhood opposite the Teatro Massimo.
You probably didn’t know
The asteroid Ceres was discovered from the astronomical observatory of Palermo in 1801.
Suggested reading and viewing
Read The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, 1958); watch Palermo Shooting, directed by Wim Wenders and starring Dennis Hopper and Lou Reed as himself (2008), about a German photographer who comes to the city to escape his past.
- Population: 679,000
- Annual visitor numbers: 700,000 (2014)
- January mean temperature: 11.5°C
- August mean temperature: 30°C
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