Palermo is the bustling main port of Sicily on the north coast.
It is replete with an opera house, concert hall, fountains, statuary, ornate churches adorned with intricate ceiling frescos and crowned by an enormous cathedral.
The famous 12th century Capella Palatina, inside the enormous Normanni Palace, is a stunning gold-mosaic-lined chapel of great intricacy and beauty built for a king (currently under meticulous restoration).

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