Fontana Pretoria

Palermo, Italy

The Fontana Pretoria is a monumental fountain of Palermo. The fountain was built by Francesco Camilliani in the city of Florence in 1554, but was transferred in Palermo in 1574. The fountain represents the Twelve Olympians, other mythological figures, animals and the rivers of Palermo.



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    Founded: 1554

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    4.7/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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    Brian Donhauser (10 months ago)
    Wonderful historic sculptures and fountain near city center (Quattro Canti). Great spot to chill out for a while before wandering the rest of the city.
    palma23adi (11 months ago)
    I didn't expect that this fountain would be so beautiful. Awesome!
    Gary Lloyd (11 months ago)
    The best piazza and fountain in Europe!
    Ethan Greyling (11 months ago)
    A beautiful fountain and a well preserved piece of history located In the historical centre of Palermo near many many out sites that are not to be missed! Great place to stop take some time and enjoy the history. It is a shame because a few run down buildings nearby detract from the experience (hence the 4 stars), but still not to be missed if you visit Palermo. There is also a cute restaurant with a view of the fountain down the side street that's worth a stop for a drink.
    Francesca Forasassi (13 months ago)
    As beautiful as all italian monuments. Surrounded by art
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