Palermo's answer to the Royal Albert Hall.
Kiosks from La Belle Epoque
Art Nouveau ironwork.
In front of the opera and a branch of the Banco di Sicilia.
Mosaic and decorative metalwork on the Banco di Sicilia's facade, depicting one of Palermo's major sources of wealth - shipbuilding.
Swish 1950s interior decorations - this is the 'TN Andrea Doria' of banks.
Another branch of the Banco di Sicilia - this time a 1930s example.
Period shop sign.
Crack'd Temple of Thespis.
Amazing Art Nouveau park.
Trees and naturalistic ironwork in perfect harmony.
1970s 'space age' restaurant - alas, closed.