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Bari Sights and Landmarks Guide, Italy

Bari is not only a place of interesting history, but it has also lots of sights that you can enjoy. Bari offers different city sights that will really satisfy your visit. The old and new ports in Bari maintained its ancient medieval appearance and the city also preserved the beauty of its important places.

There are lots of scenic city sights in Bari that are located just within the city. The Piazza Mercantile is one of the city sights in Bari that can be best enjoyed at nighttime. This is a place where you can enjoy drinking beer or wine and chat with your friends at the same time. The place is also very accessible to several bars and pubs that are just within the square.

To experience going to the city’s holy place, the Basilica di San Nicola is the right place to be. This place was built in the 12th century which was intended to house the relics of St. Nicholas. The bones were stolen from Myra by the sailors of Bari and believed that they have a power of mysterious healing. Lots of pilgrims are frequently visiting the basilica coming from different places like, Greece, Balkans, and Russia, as they considered St. Nicholas as essential for their faith.

The Castello Svevo is a place which originally began as a Roman citadel, which is renovated and improved by the overpowering Normans. The Norman design was used by Roman emperor Frederick II in maintaining his two towers. In the 16th century, the bastions were added also by the Spanish rulers, which are hanged on the now filled-in moat.

The Bari market is an active and noisy market operating for several years already. Fresh and colorful products like fruits, meat, fish, vegetables, household things and antiques are found in this market. Market activity is usually done in Italy, known as their social event where neighbors and friends approach each other while relating to their daily life drudgeries.

These are just some of the scenic city sights in Bari that will really amaze and give you an extraordinary experience. A visit to Bari will become a part of your memories.

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