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Foro Italico

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Address: Foro Umberto I, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Nice walk

Really nice for a walk, not so much to do here, but if you need to escape from a city, its a good place to escape to with nice views of a harbour

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Barbora K
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Really nice for a walk, not so much to do here, but if you need to escape from a city, its a good place to escape to with nice views of a harbour

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

This was ok for a seafront walk, but I wouldn't make a special trip. I had imagined this as a lush, grassy area next to the sea, with a boardwalk & places to sit & enjoy the view. The view is ok of the port but there are wild cats roaming about, its not that lush & dog poo all... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

Frankly, I expected something more, driven by curiosity pushed me to follow the straight road called Via Lincoln until you get close to the sea where it is assumed there is this Foro Italico. This is nothing more than a long waterfront boardwalk where people can also have a little walk or jogging up and down the sidewalk enjoying the... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

From our apartment on Via Butera we had panoramic views over the tree lined Foro Italico stretching into the distance. It begins at the fine Porta Felice, adjacent to Via Vittorio Emanuele. There is an impressive nautical artwork comprising the bow half of a rowing boat, which looks lovely in the fading evening light. It is a gorgeous space providing... More 

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Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is a great part of Palermo. Take a 10 minute wander away from the hustle and bustle of the centre of town and you reach the sea. There is a great lookout area and shaded park with benches. The rocks by the sea are perfectly climbable and you often see people fishing off of them, or diving into the... More 

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