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Stunning

We happened upon this during our first stroll around the city. It is stunning and so historic. Not... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
easterntreker
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beautiful

this was the shame of Palermo as there were so many naked statues in one place - still impressive... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this during our first stroll around the city. It is stunning and so historic. Not to be missed.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed October 3, 2018

this was the shame of Palermo as there were so many naked statues in one place - still impressive and stunning now

Thank AnnaliseE4
Reviewed September 12, 2018

busy but beautiful and worth a visit. Walk / taxi and don't self drive unless your very confident as chaos looms on the roads in Palermo

Thank chris e
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Wonderful building and impressive halls inside! Don't miss it, it is in the center of the city anyway :)

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

This is a fountain that was initially meant for somewhere else but was transported to Palermo. It was shunned at first because of nudity. It's not he Trevi fountain, but it's something to behold especially at night. It's in front of the Church of Santa...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Imposing city hall, containing treasures of art, paintings, sculptures, frescoes, antique furniture. The Council Hall has wonderful ceiling decorations, Marble and granite eagles - giving the palazzo its name - are found in every room and staircase.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is having a beautiful massive big fountain in front of it. The square is representing one of the principal point of interest in Palermo

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Also known as Palace of Eagles, the Praetorian Palace played a significant role in Palermo’s political life, since it houses the municipal and mayor’s offices. It’s located in the Historic Center, at the “Fountain of Shame” (Fontana Vergogna/Pretoria) and the Baroque Santa Caterina church. Construction...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Doesn't stand the comparison with Roman or Venitian plazzas. Very mediocre statues and decrepit buildings

Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed November 7, 2017

When in Palermo come to visit this very beatiful place!!! The fountain is very beatiful, wih many architectural details and all the neighborhoods have many places to visit!

Thank Martha05100
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