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The Catacombs are the place where the living meet the dead, they are an ancient cemetery created by the Capuchin friars, in the 16th century, to preserve and maintain a bond with deceased loved ones, a suggestive and gloomy place at the same time.
The Zisa Castel is a magnificent example of Arab-Norman art, whose name derives from the Arabic word Al-Aziz (wonderful, magnificent). It being outside the city walls and was formerly used as a summer residence by the kings, a charming and mysterious place.
A route to take with bated breath, to relive the emotions of a acient people and their relationship with the afterlife.Going down into the basement of the ancient cemetery of the Capuchin friars you will find yourself immersed in mummified bodies, which hang from the ceiling, lying or sitting, fully dressed.In addition to its beauty, it contains a legend linked to the enigma of the count of the Devils, depicted in a fresco inside the Palace, which were used to find the hidden treasure.
TRANSFER ONLY: city center catacombs, catacombs zisa, zisa city center transfer + guide guide only: appointment for entry to the Capuchins, duration time wlaking from catacombs to zisa about 15 minutes
MEETING POINT: Piazza Bellini,3 (Palermo)
Meet your guide in front of the main entrance of Martorana Church..