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Palazzo Biscari

Via Museo Biscari 10 - 16, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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We found about this place from our B&B lady, she told us that they do a free tour every day at... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Ramat Gan, Israel
via mobile

Built by the Paterno Castello family , Princes of Biscari , starting in the late 17th Cent... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
saul g
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Via Museo Biscari 10 - 16, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We found about this place from our B&B lady, she told us that they do a free tour every day at around 11 am. We got there and the guide was very nice, he explained about the history of the place and about the owners...More

Thank pargit
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Built by the Paterno Castello family , Princes of Biscari , starting in the late 17th Cent. , ending in 1763 . Entering through a large gate on Via Museo Biscari will lead you into a large inner courtyard . We were lucky to have...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Well worth a visit to this stunning palazzo. Great atmosphere and beauty in every corner. Attended a private gala dinner - food was excellent as was the service. Go there if you can!

Thank 377Rosa
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The visit of this palace is free. Be aware that the palace is not open all the day. There is tree visits a day. We went for the visit in English at 12:00. It was really cool experience.

Thank Angelina P
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was a rare and awesome experience indeed! It's a property that is not always open to the public..we found out because an email was sent out to the concierge at our hotel . Open visit at 2:30...We went and were not disappointed. The guide...More

Thank derrah15
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I organised a day trip for my work colleagues to Sicily and wanted to add some culture to this trip. Trip Advisor helped me in choosing the Palazzo as one of our attractions. I emailed Ruggero Moncada who replied immediately and was very accommodating to...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

This magical old palace is like a massive garden folly. Its highly detailed facade illustrates a confidence and exhuberance unseen in modern times. What a time it must have been to have seen this rise in it's infancy...denoting the power and the confidence of its...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were very lucky that the Palazzo was opening during our stay in Catania. We had a really informative tour given by one of the owners. The ballroom is breathtaking. The wonderful paintings on the ceiling, the balcony where the band would have played and...More

Thank Alanas411
Reviewed 26 September 2016

You get to see some six ground floor rooms with a commentary from the owner, who is multi- lingual. But the tours are multi-lingual too, which may mean that in a tour of twenty or so people, where your language group is small you may...More

Thank triskel2016
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Reading the reviews it does seem to be a bit “hit and miss”, as to whether or not you get to see inside Palazzo Biscari. We were fortunate enough to get a “hit”. We had just arrived as the owner was letting out a group...More

Thank KTGP
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