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Out of Palermo

Man creates map of Palermo's 3,000+ monuments

An unknown person, presumably of Palermo, single-handedly created this detailed map of Palermo's 3,000+ monuments.
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Rai 1 channel special on Palermo

A beautiful video on the core beauties of Palermo. First broadcast 31 December 2016, You can enjoy the images even if you do not understand Italian. Click on the caption to see the show.
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Cityscape: Piazzetta degli Angelini


The paving stones are honeycomb-shaped! Author Giuseppe Di Lampedusa's family home gave onto this piazzetta. It was destroyed by an American bomb during WWII, rebuilt and now, just recently, turned into apartments. There used to be a water tower and fountain here that brought icy cold water from the mountains, and thirsty aristocrats would  Read More 
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Happy New Year

A look at the best of Palermo.
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metal detectors against terrorism in Palermo

As of this moment in Palermo you cannot go to the theater, a concert, visit a monument or cathedral or soccer stadium without first being checked by a policeman with a metal detector who asks you to open your purse or bag besides. An expensive endeavor! Who should pay for the added security? Palermo  Read More 
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