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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 5 days ago

It is very unusual to see the four corners of the intersection so ornate bd sculptured. Never seen anything like this before.

Thank usha44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked through this after Pretoria fountain on our way to Palamos cathedral. It is located on an intersection (hence the 4 corners). The architecture of the buildings is very grand and there is a little fountain. Worth walking this way to or from wherever you...More

Thank Sellest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real landmark and an architectural gem symbolising the four parts of the city and the four rivers. How many times did we walk past? Admired it each time.

Thank pjg3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Statues, fountains, carvings at the intersection of 4 streets in historic Palermo. Very impressive street art, worth a look.

Thank TXPoetA
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

A must see when in Palermo. The 4 corners represent a unique insight into the history of Palermo. Located a short walk down the main Street enabled us to enjoy both shopping and sight seeing.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Central to Palermo, the Quattro Canti is lovely to see and an ideal place to meet....everybody can point you in the right direction. Architecturally stunning, well worth a picture or two!

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The grandeur of these buildings is blighted by the endless fridge magnet sellers and the "traditional" band which seems to be there at all hours of the day and night. Try to block out the noise, and just look at the buildings.

Thank RuthieMead
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Where all city explorations should begin and end. We first saw it ourselves and later with a local who explained the meaning of the various sculptures at each corner. So much to see, do and eat around each corner

Thank sccrref
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This octogonal square (is it really possible?) has 4 sides being the streets and 4 sides being buildings built and designed by Guilio Lasso in 1608-1660. The 4 Baroque buildings contain 4 fountains, 4 statues of 4 seasons, 4 Spanish kings of Sicily and 4...More

Thank GregoryAlpha
Reviewed July 6, 2018

One of the many attractions the ancient city of Palermo has to offer. Placed on a most popular street in town, Quattro Quanti is the most spectacular crossroad I have ever witnessed. Not to be missed!

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