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All reviews basilica of st romanesque architecture bell tower old town beautiful cathedral early christian nice visit worth a visit crypt century nicholas remains centuries sacristy naves malo ruins
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

One of the most shining examples of Apulian Romanesque architecture in Bari. Built between the twelfth and thirteenth centuries on the ruins of the Byzantine cathedral destroyed by the Norman Guglielmo il Malo, the Cathedral has a bright limestone facade, decorated with arches, pilasters and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MikeV2852
Reviewed 15 January 2019

This place is massive. What's nice about this church is that it's not fussy like many churches, it is built to show that it is a grand church, and the church is not full of paintings, just fantastic roof paintings. The crypt is also very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It's a plain, spare church. Unless you're really, really religious, I'd give this place a pass. Nothing much to see here that can't be seen in thousands of other typical churches throughout Europe. Not bad, just completely unexceptional.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The present building was constructed between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, mostly in the last thirty years of the 12th century, and was built on the site of the ruins of the Imperial Byzantine cathedral destroyed in 1156 by William I of Sicily....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Typical style church similar to many in Bari, Beautiful ceiling and interesting crypt - extremely well preserved mummified remains of Saint Columba.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We really loved this Church, so simple in its Romanic style and its "rosetta" above the main entrance which gives a beautiful light effect. Very spiritual.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The cathedral was built in the 13th century, it represents an example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. In the basement are kept important archaeological finds.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is in the typical old and beautiful style, the style you find that many churches here in Bari have. It is a relaxing spot if you want to take a moment of silence and pray. You can also see the incredible well preserved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank AndreiStej
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I can't explain it, but when i entered the Cathedral and starting appreciating the Stations of the Cross, I became emotional. I have seen many Cathedrals in Italy, and they are all phenomenal - this one included.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Miggy747
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The main Cathedral of Bari is San Nicola by default. However, the Cathedral of Bari is San Sabino. San Sabino (Saint Sabinus) was a bishop of Canosa, whose relics were brought here in the IX century. It is 200 metres southwest of the Basilica of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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