Royal Palace of Palermo

Local namePalazzo dei Normanni
LocationMetropolitan City of Palermo, Italy

The Palazzo dei Normanni or Royal Palace of Palermo is a palace in Palermo, Italy. It was the seat of the Kings of Sicily during the Norman domination and served afterwards as the main seat of power for the subsequent rulers of Sicily. Since 1946 it has been the seat of the Sicilian Regional Assembly. The building is the oldest royal residence in Europe; and was the private residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Sicily and the imperial seat of Frederick II and Conrad IV.

Tags Norman ArchitectureRoyal PalaceHistoricalCastleUNESCOByzantine ArchitectureRomanesque ArchitectureHeritage
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Palermo Private Walking Tour, Palatine Chapel & Lunch from 89 USD

Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 8:15 am - 5:40 pm
Sun, holidays: 8:15 am - 1 pm*
*extended hours Mar 19 - Aug 31 - closing 9 pm

The Royal Apartments are closed to visitors from Tuesday to Thursday.


Exhibition, Palatine Chapel and the Royal Apartments (Fri - Mon):
Adults: €12
Reduced: €10

Exhibition and Palatine Chapel (Tue - Thu):
Adults: €10
Reduced: €8

Exhibition only:
Adults: €6
Reduced: €3

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +39 91 6262833

Address Piazza Indipendenza 1, 90129 Palermo, Italy

Coordinates 38°6'39.989" N 13°21'11.955" E

Tours and activities: Royal Palace of Palermo

Palermo Private Walking Tour, Palatine Chapel & Lunch

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3-Hour Palermo Segway PT Authorized Tour

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