Palermo Walking Tour: Among Puppets and Puppetry

Live authentic experiences! A curious itinerary into the heart of the historic city center of Palermo, aimed at discovering the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms.

An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the ‘popular theatre’ as its central theme.

The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.

The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where “putti”, allegorical figures and “teatrini” (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.

The journey will continue in via Bara all’Olivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchio’s puppets workshop, assisting to a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Palermo, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Live authentic experiences! A curious itinerary into the heart of the historic city center of Palermo, aimed at discovering the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms.

An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the ‘popular theatre’ as its central theme.

The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.

The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where “putti”, allegorical figures and “teatrini” (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.

The journey will continue in via Bara all’Olivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchio’s puppets workshop, assisting to a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Oratorio di San Lorenzo, Via Immacolatella 5, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

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Pass By: The Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum, Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino 5, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

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