Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily

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Experience the gorgeous Italian scenery on your way through Palermo city, seeing historic sights at every turn whilst discovering about the organizations who stand against Mafia. Learn about "Cosa Nostra" and the civil antimafia movement whilst walking through picturesque streets and squares. Discover a city that is finally rebelling against the Mafia’s protection racket!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Addiopizzo Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Teatro Massimo

The opera teathre of Palermo is famous as the location of the most dramatic scene of The Godfather III. Anyway, this monument is also a symbol of the rebirth of the city after decades of Mafia violence.

Duration: 30 minutes

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The longest wall painting in Italy (70 meters long) represents some of the most known mafia victims and is part of an urban renovation project. It is both the chance to become familiar with the victims' faces and to shoot some good pictures!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Mercato del Capo

The colorful old open-air market is the perfect place to understand better the relationship between the Mafia and shopkeepers while walking through one of the most interesting and loud areas of the city.

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Piazza della Memoria, by the Palerm Court House, is a Memorial dedicated to judges and prosecutors killed by the Mafia.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cattedrale di Palermo

In front of the spectacular Arab-Norman Cathedral, the guide will talk about the relationship between the Catholic Church and the Mafia

Duration: 15 minutes

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Along the Cassaro, you will come across with an orange sticker on their windows. Their owners - like this famous gelato place - have said NO to paying the extortion racket, or ‘pizzo’, and have joined the mafia-free critical consumption campaign promoted by the grassroots movement Addiopizzo. You too have the chance to stop and support them with some “good” shopping!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Pretorio, Municipio di Palermo

The City Hall of Palermo has been the seat of corrupted politicians, as well as of the ones who have been fighting against the Mafia.

Duration: 15 minutes
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