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The sculpture of the fountain depicts allegories, fables, animal heads, monsters, and nymphs and, of course, gods and goddesses who make up an encyclopedia of Mount Olympus.
all spraying jets of water, which also falls and cascades between them.
Once locally known as the Fontana della Vergogna, the "fountain of shame”, because of the nude statues that stand around the base of each tier, it is one of the few true pieces of High Renaissance art in Palermo.

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