Medieval Palermo, an itinerary to discover the city at the time of the Norman kings
Sunday 1 March ArcheOfficina offers a new and intriguing itinerary to discover the medieval past of the city. In the company of an expert tour guide and an archaeologist of the cooperative, the tour winds through some of the most evocative evidences of the medieval past of the city, looking for traces of the past from “The Thousand and One Nights”, which reappears in the eyes of visitors with all its monumentality.
The itinerary starts at 10 am at the entrance of the Zisa garden, where an introduction will be made before proceeding to visit the palace. It will deepen the knowledge of one of the most beautiful royal “sollazzi” among those built by Islamic workers for the Norman kings. al-ʿAzīza, or the “splendid”, stood outside the city walls, inside the Genoardo park. The building, which became part of the Unesco heritage in 2015, was equipped with all the comforts that Arab technological knowledge could provide for civilian homes. The tour will also include the private chapel of the Norman kings of the Holy Trinity, dated to the XII century and an integral part of the monumental complex.
Where: Palazzo della Zisa and chapel of the Holy Trinity, Via Guglielmo Il Buono
When: 01/03/2020 from 10 to 13
Price: 10 euros full | 6 euro reduced
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