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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
5 Jan 2018
“Great Gate of the city in front of the ocean!”
23 Mar 2017
“Lots of History and Access to the Old City Wall”
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Foro Italico, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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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
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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 17 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 2 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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