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The traditional center of Palermo called "Quattro Canti" (Four Corners) is located at the intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda, making it the heart of this city's old historic district.
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Corso Vittorio Emanuelle | Via Maqueda, 90100, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The 4 streets that intersect here in the historic center are close to many shops, restaurants, and historic buildings. Study the niches and the architecture: interesting stories.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JudyBethesda_MD
Reviewed 1 week ago

These beautiful corners of Baroque-Spanish are the facades of the 4 buildings around the Piazza. Each facade has 3 levels with 3 statues representing the seasons, kings and Santas Patronas of Sicily. For example, the eastern façade has Winter on the first level, the second...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ciel0a91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE went by this area a few times . It is in the historic area in the central part of Palermo. So much to see in this area. Statues on each corner.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Palermo, you must go to the Quattro Canti piazza to see the four season statues. They represent the four Spanish kings of Sicily. Enjoy the view of beautiful facades and take lots of pictures...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank faithtogo
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Beautiful side of Palermo, right in the centre of the city. If you visit you will walk by this place many times.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank darkkame
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Not that much to say other than this feels like the true centre of Palermo. The real bustle is in Via Maqueda (not sure about the spelling) plenty of bars and restaurants all around. Nice carvings not sure if teh sun shines all day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 514dougb
Reviewed 22 November 2018

It really is quite a surprise to see this place/junction. I have not seen anything like it- beautiful & great planning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Tall, impressive, beautiful buildings on each corner of a busy crossroad in central Palermo. The intersection is smaller than you imagine but still makes an impact. Worth stopping for a few photos and to admire the facades.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WhyITravel
Reviewed 31 October 2018

At the junction of the main road, usually very busy area. Fantastic sculptures, apparently one is always in the sunshine! Sometimes a local group will be performing on one of the corners. On a visit to Palermo you can’t miss it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CDH1963
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This four corner intersection is the epicenter of historic Palermo. A walk to each of the four corners and a glance at your guidebook will cover it nicely. It’s a great point of reference for a walking tour and a superior rendezvous spot. As a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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