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7 Jul 2018
“Gateway from the ocean”
30 Jun 2018
“Gateway to Palermo”
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Foro Italico, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

This magnificent Gate is located at the junction of Foro Italico Umberto 1 and Via Vittorio Emanuele with the Foro Italico and sea as a background. The Gate dates to 1582 when construction began but as a result of various interruptions in construction, it was...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Our hotel was located close to the sea in the old part of the city of Palermo. We especially enjoyed walking through the two historic towers that represented the ancient entrance way to the city. Not a lot to see but part of the experience.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Put yourself in the old time and admire this great Gate! It is rich in history and nice sculptures. We parked there and walked in the park next to the ocean than entered the city by walking across this gate. Very nice and worth checking

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Porta Felice is a monumental city gate of Palermo dating to the 16th and 17th centuries. It is the water-side entrance of the Cassaro (the main and most ancient street of the city). Seeing a city gate provides a sense of the form of the...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Really close to the seaside shore, these two historic towers represent an ancient entrance to the city. Not much to see here, perhaps a quick visit outside to admire the stunning architecture of the building could be enough to then move on ..

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Given the proximity to our apartment this was one of the first architectural monuments we saw, and very impressive the twin towers are. In former times it and Porta Nuova formed the extent of the city. It was badly damaged in the war but has...More

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