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mare cielo & sport Despite the fact Bari is quite a large modern city it has managed to keep its unique atmosphere of home comfort, which is usually true only for small towns. In this city ancient buildings and strict gothic castles border with new trading centers and restaurants, making Bari even more attractive and elegant.
Grande Albergo Delle Nazioni offers its services to travelers accustomed to stay in the finest hotels. This accommodation place is situated a few steps from the coast in a spectacular … Open
The most popular beach of the resort is called Pane e Pomodoro. If you take a walk along it, you can reach the city’s center – the place where are gathered the most popular architectural and historical sights of Bari. Castello Normanno Svevo, which was built in 1132, is one of the most notable sights of the city. The castle was built by order of the king Ruggero II and for a long time it was used as the main control point of the city. During its long history the city has changed its status many times. It was used as a military base, a fortress and even as a prison. Today the castle is a home for the most famous museum of the city that exhibits large collections of natural, historical, architectural and art artifacts. The Museum of Archeology is another place of interest in Bari as excavations in the old part of the city don’t stop even now, so the museum constantly gets new exhibits.
The most famous architectural buildings referred to the Baroque period are the Cathedral and St. Nicolas Basilica built a thousand years ago.

If daytime is traditionally used for visiting excursions and unhurried walks on shady valleys, night turns Bari into one noisy discotheque. Tenths of bars, pubs, and night restaurants are ready to entertain their visitors till dawn. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bari is a perfect place for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway. Casa Dei Venti B & B is very popular among couples. Travelers have a choice of six individually designed rooms furnished in … Open
In Bari the real surprise is waiting for all fans of theatrical art - they will be able to visit the legendary Teatro Petruzzelli. It is among the five largest theatres in Italy and is the largest private theatre in Europe. The history of the construction of this theatre is quite interesting: it was opened by the initiative of citizens. For a long time, they staged performances and cultural events in the open area of the old square, at the request of the citizens in 1898 in this area the construction of the theatre had begun, which was opened in 1903. Today, in this theatre regularly hosts classical music performances, concerts, stand here and ballet companies. 
Bari(IMG_1365) Fans of art will be interesting to visit the Art Museum, the province of Bari, which was opened in 1928. Today, it contains a collection of unique exhibits, which were brought to the museum from a variety of old churches and cathedrals of the province. Many of the artistic masterpieces presented here are from the 11th century. Today the art museum is named after the famous painter Corrado Giaquinto, it presents a large collection of his unique works. 
The city of Bari has gained international fame for one religious holiday that is celebrated every year and attracts a huge number of pilgrims from around the world. This is the famous Fiesta … Open
The real storehouse of historical attractions is the Old Bari - picturesque historic district, where you can walk for hours along the atmospheric old streets and admire the buildings that were built in the era of the Middle Ages. The historic district is now featuring many interesting souvenir shops and restaurants that specialize in ethnic cuisine. 
White Cliffs, Bari, Italy In the immediate vicinity of the city there is a lot of amazing natural attractions, including the caves of Castellana. These caves today are the largest of the discovered in Italy, at the entrance to the cave is an abyss with depth roughly estimated at about 60 meters. The discovery of the caves took place in 1938, today they are well equipped for excursions. The cave has a complex of bridges and lighting, which allows tourists to enjoy the fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. In the vicinity of the caves lay many interesting hiking trails, this picturesque place is the most interesting to visit in the warmer months. Some hiking trails are available to travellers even in winter.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bari and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Bari
♥   Shopping area ' Corso Vittorio Emanuele' Bari, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Via Sparano' Bari, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Corso Cavour' Bari, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bari
♥   Castle 'Castello Svevo' Bari, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello Normanno-Svevo' Sannicandro di Bari, 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Conversano Castle' Conversano, 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello Svevo' Trani, 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Santo Stefano Castle' Monopoli, 43.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bari
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Alta Murgia' , 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gargano' , 110.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Appennino Lucano-Val d’Agri-Lagonegrese' , 124.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Pollino' , 146.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bari and around
♥   Art museum 'Pinacoteca Provinciale di Bari' Bari, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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