Palazzo Ducezio

Noto, Italy

Inspired by French palace architecture of the 17th century, graceful, porticoed Palazzo Ducezio is one of architect Vincenzo Sinatra's finest works. The lower level, dating from the mid-18th-century, houses the jewel-box Sala degli Specchi (Hall of Mirrors), a richly stuccoed, Louis XV-style room once used as a small theatre. The top floor, built in the mid-20th-century, offers a panoramic terrace with level views of Noto's cathedral.

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Founded: 1746-1830
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Stephen Digby (9 months ago)
Underwhelming. Some rooms shut for renovation. Others shut for a Wedding. View from balcony not as good as from Charles’ Church next door.
Tapir Trương (13 months ago)
Very beautiful place and the Front staff, little lady is super friendly and helpful.. ☺️❤️
mar sid (14 months ago)
Wonderful baroque architecture, mesmerizing view, and italian atmosphere contribute to making this interesting sight a worthwhile experience
Al Bova (2 years ago)
Better the stunning architecture is enjoyed from the outside. The roof terrace provides some nice panoramic views otherwise not sure paying an extra admission fee was worth seeing “the mirror room”.
april HERBERT (2 years ago)
It's a working building, not a Palace. The hall of mirrors is a normal size room with a couple of large mirrors. So many better places to go in Noto- don't bother with this one.
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