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Address: Largo Abate Elia 13, 70122, Bari, Italy
Phone Number:
+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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Imposing interior

The facade is quite simple and does not prepare you for the impressive architecture of the interior. Dating back to 12th century, the construction still amazes - whole structure... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The facade is quite simple and does not prepare you for the impressive architecture of the interior. Dating back to 12th century, the construction still amazes - whole structure is very high, with great arches over the main nave and interesting ceiling (actually a baroque addition). It is also a pilgrimage site for Roman catholics and Orthodox christians as it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place where youcan find еру real relics of St. Nicholas, pray, light a candle. Place where you feel yourself close to sacrifice and really feel a magic.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The main church is such an amazing historical edifice, apart St Nicholas. Sitting in it and looking at the construction, including the columns, and their capitals is captivating. The crypt is beautiful, with its many small and ancient volumes, and the focus on St Nicholas. There are Orthodox services in the crypt regularly and one can respectfully watch from the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a mass on but this Basilica had the most wonderful paintings on the walls. It was very old and beautifully kept. . we were unable to walk around and explore but it is worth visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is old but the interior is very nice done and preserved. When you go in the underground, there is a vault where one can lit a candle and also pray. The setting is nicely done to help you meditate in your prayer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 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 January 9, 2017 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 January 7, 2017

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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Meerbusch, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 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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