Palazzo Procida is located in the heart of baroque Palermo, a few meters from the Quattro Canti of the city, between the central Via Maqueda and Via del Ponticello, in a strategic position in the historic center of the city.
Palermo is a city able to offer local and trendy shops, traditional markets, impromptu gatherings, craft shops, all within a stunning backdrop created by the architectural and natural beauty.
Just opposite the Palace of Procida front door you will find the characteristic "Via the boilermakers' means tinkers, or" quararara ", are the artisans who produce braziers, pans, pots and other objects in copper, aluminum or bronze, which in this road had and have their shops. Among the many ways of the trades that existed in Palermo, this is one of the few that still retain their ancient function, preserving traditional shops from where the road takes its name.
Walking along the streets of Kassaro and the pedestrian precinct of Via Maqueda, as well as interesting from the point of view of architectural history, will also be amazing for gastronomic reasons: Palermo, in fact, is also the realm of street food, eat in Palermo In fact, not only simple, but also tasty. At every street corner you'll find sellers of bread and Panelle, or Sfincione, or the typical bread ca Meusa (bread with spleen).
A short walk from Palazzo Procida you will find the Four cities Canti which is the name of an octagonal square at the crossing of the two main roads of Palermo: Via Maqueda and the Cassaro, now Corso Vittorio Emanuele (ancient way of Phoenician origin, linking the Acropolis and the Norman Palace to the sea), in position with respect to the immense historical and artistic heritage of the city such as Piazza Pretoria, Palermo's Cathedral, the Norman Palace, the Teatro Massimo, the University and much more.
It is in this frame, about 750 meters from the Railway Station, is located Palazzo Procida, inhabited by Don Giuseppe Procida, Judge of the Consistory, which is located in Via del Ponticello, a short walk from the Ballarò quarter, and, more precisely, in Contrada of Kemonia, as well as a call already in Norman times. The Palace is situated close to major attractions of the city: Ballaro Market (300 meters), Piazza of Shame (200 meters), Cathedral (750 meters), the Church of Martorana (150 meters).
The area is served by several Bar, Pharmacy, local eateries, Spa and churches, in addition to the famous Ballaro Market.
Palazzo Procida has an elegant portal in gray marble, with columns in the round framing the front door; after crossing a wide arc, the entrance opens onto a paved cloister with gray limestone. The palace is NOT currently has a lift but the stairs leading to the various floors, covered with red marble, makes access to easy piuttosti plan.
Inside Palazzo Procida, on the second floor, there is the LOFT 3: an apartment of 50 square meters consisting of kitchen with living room, bedroom and private bathroom. Each room has its own small balcony that allow a view of the roofs of the neighboring buildings and the nearby dome of the Church of Professed House. The apartment is equipped with ceramic floors, wooden window frames with double glazing and making it bright and that isolate the apartment from the city noise. The Loft is equipped with a typical kitchen made entirely of masonry. The accommodation is ideal for couples, lone adventurers and business travelers.Get the full listing »