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Address: Largo Abate Elia 13, 70122, Bari, Italy
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+39 080 573 7111
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Great cathedral of pugliese roman style

Great place to understand the local architecture better. It has a crypt popular with ortodox believers where they sing beautiful songs and the basilica itself is truly impressive... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Elzė M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to understand the local architecture better. It has a crypt popular with ortodox believers where they sing beautiful songs and the basilica itself is truly impressive as it should be for such an important saint for christian belief.

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Thank Elzė M
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful church. I would definitely recommend visiting it whilst in Bari. There is so much history here and such a calming energy when inside the building. Beautiful statues and paintings inside too!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautifully basilica located in the heart of the old city, the entrance is free and it is absolutely worth the visit. Don't forget to check the underground part!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our van filled with an independent shore excursion group of Holland America passengers that met on cruise critic roll call pulled into Piazza San Nicola after requesting this additional stop. The Piazza has a statue of the 4th century San Nicola Taumaturgo with his right two fingers in a Richard Nixon type peace sign. Our historian is not amused; the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick visit, lit candles, said prayers, and soaked in the 1,000 years of history. Well worth a visit when you are in Bari.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very spiritual experience, even for non-believers. Full of history and amazing architecture. The crypt is particularly atmospheric and hold saint Nicholas' relics.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot visit Bari and miss Basilica San Nicola. This is an authentic city landmark with old, very old historical details and the grave of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) beneath the church. Walk yourself over centuries of different dominations and history during your visit. Do-not-miss place in Bari.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Church with great history. Do your research before going so you can get the full experience! gorgeous inside and great space out front to relax and enjoy the town. Super close to old Bari as well! Make sure to go to the Basilica on this vacation to Bari!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

It was my first stop in Bari and it was Sunday we also had the opportunity to see it also the Basilica inside. Georges ⭐️⭐️⭐️

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Today is 6th of December the day of the St Nikola - the Saint who protect all people related with the marine sector. So I feel this day twice special because I have opportunity to visit such a holly place as this one, located in Bari. The building has impressive architecture and really is remarkable touristic center. If you are... More 

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