Quattro Canti (Piazza Vigliena, Palermo)

The baroque square Quattro Canti at the crossing of the two principal streets in Palermo, the Via Maqueda and the Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

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Horse cab, Quattro Canti, Palermo

Horse cab driver talking with a friend whilst waiting for customers at Quattro Canti.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Quattro Canti, Palermo

Quattro Canti, Palermo. Horse cab in front of the western building with the statue of Summer.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Statue of Summer, Quattro Canti, Palermo

Statue of Summer.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Statue of Spring, Quattro Canti.

Statue of Spring.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Statue of Winter, Quattro Canti, Palermo

Statue of Winter, Quattro Canti.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Quattro Canti, Palermo

The baroque square Quattro Canti at the crossing of the two principal streets in Palermo, the Via Maqueda and the Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti

Fountain decoration.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Fountain decoration, Quattro Canti

Fountain decoration.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Quattro Canti, Palermo

Quattro Canti - horse cabs and cars in perfect harmony.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

 

Video: Palermo anno 1910

 

 

 

 

Fontana Pretoria (1554-55), also known as the Fountain of Shame on Piazza Pretoria

Fontana Pretoria, Fountain of Shame, Piazza Pretoria

Fontana Pretoria (1554-55), also known as the Fountain of Shame on Piazza Pretoria near the Quattro Canti intersection in Palermo.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

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Detail of a statue at Fontana Pretoria in Palermo.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

Fontana Pretoria, Palermo

Detail of a statue at Fontana Pretoria in Palermo.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily