Discover Palermo

Palermo topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it

A brief history of Palermo for travelers


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Self Portrait with Beret (1886) by Claude Monet, in a Private Collection

Art and architecture in Italy


From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history

Most of us have stared at a handy miles-to-kilometers converter right under our noses on our car dashboards

The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history