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Palazzo Mirto

Via Merlo 2, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 616 4751
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Via Merlo 2, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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"original condition"
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"gorgeous furniture"
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"golden era"
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"family home"
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"self guided tour"
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"daily life"
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"open to the public"
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"interesting things"
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"well worth the visit"
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"on display"
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"stables"
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"nobility"
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"restoration"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of the way, but well worth the effort. Self-guided tour of "how things were" for the rich and famous. A lovely mix of opulence and practical, functional homeliness that even the rich and famous may have craved.

Thank bukbuk51
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The Palazzo Mirto is a rare survival from the opulent days of Palermo, while many other palazzi are decaying or in ruins. It was the lavish 18th and 19th home of the princes of Lanza Filangieri, though the building is older, and the family obviously...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Definitely not be missed when visiting Palermo .. a super chance to re-live “the Leopard “ experience and get a first hand feel of the lifestyle of Sicilian nobility.. perfectly preserved Palzzo Mirto in all it’s past glory .. super !!

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to this Palazzo that is near the Spanish Inquisition Graffiti Museum near the Garabaldi square near the road along the waterfront. We came across this wonderful snapshot in time while waiting for a late afternoon English speaking tour of the...More

Thank Myfanwyfood
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This place is well worth a visit. It has the authentic atmosphere of an old family home, with lots of antiques and fascinating objects. It also has a lot of personally signed photographs to members of the aristocratic Mirto family from members of the Italian...More

Thank Slaphead66
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit a house in Palermo that had been kept in largely original condition and this certainly fitted the bill. I’m not sure how much is actually original but it gave the impression that the owners had just popped out (probably to the...More

Thank MrBeery
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Aristocratic palace full of charm and full equipped with numerous lavishly furnished rooms and accompanied by amazing burials. Each room has a rich period furniture, paintings of great value, tapestries, vases... Old pictures that make you think of atmospheres of times when these spaces were...More

Thank Johnabbey55
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

On our last day in Palermo we went to visit this Palazzo, It is amazing each room filled to the brim and bursting with amazing things from the very beautiful china to the ornate bedroom to the courtyard with the fountain decorations all made from...More

1  Thank Eils G
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Palazzo Mirto is the former home of a wealthy Sicilian family. It does not look like much from the outside, but don't let that fool you. Inside you'll find room after room filled with a rich collection of furnishings the family acquired over the years....More

Thank MrGaucho1987
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had a couple of wonderful hours in this beautifully furnished estate. As we walked through the rooms we felt the lifestyle of the wealthy. There is enough written information regarding the rooms that it made the experience even more enjoyable.We loved the details, tile,...More

Thank Beverly B
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trevor340
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Response from giuseppe62pa |
uscendo dal porto sulla sinistra, percorri circa un kilometro e arrivi a Piazza Marina, dove trovi Palazzo Mirto, scusa se rispondo solo adesso,ma mi sono accorto ora del messaggio, un saluto..:-)
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