Centro Storico
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NickofSurrey
Surrey, UK669 contributions
Oct 2022
Just returned from 3 nights in Bari where weather was a warm 22 degrees during the day and sunny (apparently had rained for most of the previous week). A lovely city for a short break in good weather - if bad weather you probably need to like churches and shopping) . The old town is nice with plenty of places to eat. The Piazza Mercantile and the Piazza Del Ferrarese have plenty of places to eat and life in them until late in the evening. Just outside the old town is Corsa Vittoria Emanuele 11, which has lots of restaurants, and off this are many busy streets which lead down towards the railway station (a 10-15 walk from the old town) including the Via Sporano Da Bari which is full of designer shops. On top of all that the sea is a few minutes walk away with mostly nice views and walks-only bit i wouldn't recommend is the port side of the promontory (Corso Antonio De Tulia) which really has only the entry to the port. This city has a large University and was rammed with people on Saturday night and to a slightly lesser extent Sunday and had a nice feel to it. A place worth a visit
Written October 20, 2022
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AMsays
Thornhill, Canada4,021 contributions
Jul 2022
Look for the prominent, well marked Tourist Walk signs on building edges and follow the directions. The walk covers about 20 highlighted sites and has a wonderful historic feel to it as some of the sites are hundreds of years old. I saw amazing churches, castles, museums the marina, a lighthouse and performing arts theatres. From the Swabian Castelo Normanno-Sevo you walk to the Catedrale di San Sabino, then to the famous Basilica San Nicola. The walk continues along Piazza Mercantile and Piazza del Ferrarese, then to the Theatro Margherita, Bari’s port – (Porto Vecchia), the Lungomari Murat promenade to see the Theatro Petruzzelli. It’s a magical route – well planned.
Written July 29, 2022
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ivet95
Bratislava, Slovakia1,253 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Very nice historical center. You can walk and visit nice streets, meny coffee, restaurants, bars in the evening, cathedral, shops with fruit, pasta…
Written January 17, 2022
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Hans
Kwadendamme, The Netherlands2,828 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
The city center is beautiful and also has a lot to offer. Castle from the Sveve era and beautiful churches as e.g. San Sabino and San Nicolas. Besides that lots of little shops and pasta makers who can see at work live.
Written November 14, 2021
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Mira V
Smarje Pri Jelsah, Slovenia347 contributions
Sep 2021
Although many old houses are not well-kept, the old town centre of Bari is a real pearl and certainly worth visiting. You can walk along the narrow winding streets, admire the magnificent castle at the edge of the old town and beautiful views of the sea, stop at numerous cafes and shops.
Written October 31, 2021
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Locococomama
Evergreen, Colorado, United States1,180 contributions
Sep 2020
Whether it is Nonnas making fresh Orecchiette pasta or men out playing cards together, this is a place you will see real Italian life to the fullest!
Written September 17, 2020
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Pardo M
Montreal, Canada130 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Wonderful Centro Storico with lots of church's, piazzas, palazzos, and pedestrian streets. Bustling yet quaint.
Written February 17, 2020
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ludor
Iasi, Romania2,958 contributions
Jan 2020
Beautiful buildings and monuments, awesome churches, nice restaurants, narrow lanes and a typical Italian atmosphere.
Written February 8, 2020
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alistairbudd
Berkhamsted, UK304 contributions
Sep 2019
We spent a very pleasant day visiting the old town and its sights . Pleasant restaurants , shops, cafes etc all in a wonderful historic setting .well worth a days visit .
Written October 9, 2019
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Michele Amico🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹
Caltanissetta, Italy2,871 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
The city of Bari is the capital of Puglia region, in South Italy. Friendly people, excellent foods and a lot of monuments.
Written October 8, 2019
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