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Tickets for Zisa Castle + Audio Guide

See an Islamic palace in Sicily with its own ancient form of air-conditioning

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:00 - 19:00
Tomorrow
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Sunday
09:00 - 13:30
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Highlights
  • Explore an Arabic gem in the heart of Sicily with an audio guide to help you learn the history
  • See how the need for cool and shade was considered in the ancient designs
  • Witness decorative arabesques, marble and multicolored mosaics and more to transport you to an Arabic world in Palermo
Description

Zisa derives from the Arabic word aziz, meaning magnificent. There's really no other word for the impressive Zisa Castle. Step inside with an audio guide and discover an Arabic gem in the heart of Sicily, complete with an ancient form of air-conditioning!

Learn about the bond Sicily formed with the Islamic world as you peruse Zisa Castle's magnificent interior.

Note the Islamic talent for bringing cool air and shade to buildings that would otherwise be insufferable in summer. See the high honeycombed ceiling, the marble and multi-colored mosaics, and the decorative arabesques, some of which tell ancient stories.

Your audio guide will fill you in on its fascinating past and the meaning of the designs.

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What's included
  • Access to the castle
  • Audio guide in 4 languages
  • Guided tour
Instructions

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket office and collect your audio guide.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Zisa Castle
Piazza Zisa, Palermo, 90135, Sicily
Key info
Audio guide
English, Italian, Spanish and German
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