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Palazzo Abatellis, Palermo

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Palazzo Abatellis (also known as Palazzo Patella) is a palace in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy, located in the Kalsa quarter. It is home to the Galleria Regionale della Sicilia, the Gallery of Art for the Sicilian region.

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  • Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 9 - 19 Saturday and Sunday 9 - 13.30 apparently It's reputation is the best in Sicily  more »
  • I visited with 4 children ranging in age from 8 to 14 (a range of native speakers of German, English and Italian) and thanks to the amazingly passionate and patient guides, Angelo and Antonio, our...  more »
  • An old convent now an art museum. Middle Ages and up. My favorite part was the courtyard with the fountain. So soothing on a hot summer day. The sculptures depicted many madonnas breast feeding many infants. Part of the museum is closed. A nice place to visit to get out of the sun.
  • An austere palace filled with various paintings of religious scenes or figures. I preferred the Palazzo Mirto as I was able to connect with the more 'homely' feel of a palace that was once lived in. Alas, my grasp of renaissance art is non-existent but this place wasnt really my cup of tea.

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