The Palace

Entrance Hall

The Entrance Hall at Palazzo Parisio is your first introduction to the inside of the palace, and what an introduction it is!

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Grand Staircase

The staircase boasts one of the largest coping stone in Malta which arrived in Palazzo Parisio on its third attempt from the quarries in Carrara.

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The Scicluna Carriage

The Scicluna Carriage, a 19th century carriage and one of the most well preserved examples of private transportation on the islands from this period in history.

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The Landing

Set at the top of the staircase, this room is decorated with suits of armor and other military paraphernalia.

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The Ballroom

This room is the hardest to describe in words; not because of its magnificent decoration which leaves the eyes restless as they try to focus on the many details; but because of its character.

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The Music Room

This salotto of gilt opulence acted as a sitting out room for the ladies during the grand balls hosted in the Ballroom of Palazzo Parisio.

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The Billiard Room

Whilst the women would retreat to the Music Room, the male guests would take congregate in the Billiards Room.

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The Marquis' Study

The stucco decoration in the study forms an allegory of the Marquis Scicluna.

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