Autumn in Palermo


This statue that is at the center of Palermo’s intersection of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Via Maqueda — know as Quattro Canti, or Four Corners — represents autumn or autunno. Quattro Canti is octagonal in shape, and it is flanked by four 18th century Baroque facades, each with a fountain and a series of statues. On the first level–the street level–are images representing the four seasons.

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  1. Francesca says:

    Quattro Canti — I remember being there. Please take a photo of the Fountain of Shame. Love these little postcards.

    1. Will do Francesca!

  2. Brian Walsh says:

    Such wonderful antiquities! Really like the connections to the seasons. Hope you are enjoying Palermo. How is the traffic today?

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