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Piazza Pretoria, Palermo

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Piazza Pretoria, also known as square of Shame, is at the limits of the district of Kalsa, near the corner of Cassaro with Via Maqueda, just a few meters from the Quattro Canti, the exact center of the historic city of Palermo .

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  • The star attraction of the piazza is the wonderfully named, Fountain of Shame. Built in the 1500s as an extravagant feature for a nobleman’s garden in Florence, it features racy marble sculptures of....  more »
  • Beautiful views with a lot of history in the heart of the city. They’ve also recently opened the fountain for you to stroll around  more »
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