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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 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank CDH1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting historical monuments and the crossroads to some of Palermo's attractions. Visit Teatro Massimo and go to the opera if you can get tickets or the Oratorio of San Lorenzo.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite an historical building in 4 splits. Nearby are very interesting sires too. Just a few minutes walking distance to Teatro Massimo and virtually links moat major parts of Sicily by foot

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The work that's gone into theses four corners the statues on a ledges all detailed to perfection on each corner

Thank matthew d
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is the intersection of two major roads forming an octagonal plaza with four ornate buildings each with three levels of sculptures - 4 Kings, 4 Saints, and 4 Seasons.

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

four quarters - like the rest of Palermo look up - early evenings and afternoons there is live music

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We just happened upon this on our way back to our hotel . It is absolutely gorgeous. Dating back to the 1600’s it stands at the intersection of two very prominent streets.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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

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