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Palermo is a hidden gem! After years of mafia rule and poverty, the city has reclaimed its place among Europe’s cultural cities. Palermo is full of sights and treasures, from Baroque churches to modern Sicilian restaurants.

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Population 676,000
Currency 1 Euro = 100 cents
Opening hours Shops in Palermo are usually open 9.00-13.00 and 15.00-20.00. Large department stores are usually open all day.
Newspapers La Repubblica
La Sicilia
Giornale di Sicilia
Emergency numbers Fire brigade: 115
Medical: 118
Police: 112
Tourist information Tourist Information
Piazza Castel Nouvo 34, Palermo
+39 091 605 8351