Centro Storico
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  • Andy F
    Devizes, United Kingdom1,229 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating Place To Explore
    One of Puglia's famous white towns, this place stands on a hill overlooking the valley & plains below. A central square with statue of a saint, municipal buildings, cafes & bars. Lots of amazing little side-streets with shops and cafes. Gets very touristy in the middle of the day as the coaches arrive, but still a nice vibe around the place. Lots of nooks and crannies to investigate.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 19 June 2023
  • Shalgk
    Kiryat Ono, Israel146 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Impressive
    After the impressive Relais grottone, and the great restaurant operaprima. the restaurant overlooks the white city which is lit at night. A beautiful sight. We drove as close as possible to the entrance of the old part and walked in. A lot of noise and music. The old piazza is full of people. In general tourism in Puglia is mostly Italian. Hardly any foreigners. We walked in the old part which is beautiful and adorned with white buildings. It gives a very calming effect. We walked all the way up from where you can see the sea. A must.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 July 2023
  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, Georgia13,464 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Greek Island Feel
    We enjoyed getting away from the chaos in the busy central piazza and walking up the hill into an area full of alleys, narrow streets, and stairs, which run between the whitewashed buildings. And be aware, there are a lot of steps, and you can easily get turned around. Try it and you will be rewarded with cafes and bars with live music, interesting shops, and views of the Adriatic Sea. The higher you go, the better the views get. It all feels like a village in a tiny Greek island.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 September 2023
  • Ela Harka
    Moscow, Russia66 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ostuni
    What can I say ! I am amused! After a long long ling year of hard work i founded pea w un this small beautiful peaceful small city ! I knew interesting people and tasted tasty wines !
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 29 September 2023
  • Anuj_Mithani
    Mumbai, India3,924 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A glorious vision in white
    Ostuni is a spectacular town to visit in Puglia, We parked just outside the town near via Antonio Specchia with ample free parking and a paid lot nearby, and walked to the city. We began near Piazza della liberta, and the little streets radiating from there, including the unmissable viewpoint near Pza Martiri del Foibe. We then circled the old walls, and ascended to the old centre a cobweb of little lanes which are a sheer joy to wander around.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 November 2023
  • laczkozsu
    Debrecen, Hungary1,674 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful White Old Town
    We took a one-day trip to this romantic place from Bari by train. It took about 1 hour and we took a local bus to the centre. The Old Town has some nice old historic buildings and the Duomo. It’s interesting that all the houses are white. The coast is beautiful, we took lots of photos. We liked wandering in the narrow streets. It’s very nice, panoramic historical centre. A must-see site in Puglia!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 January 2024
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laczkozsu
Debrecen, Hungary1,674 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We took a one-day trip to this romantic place from Bari by train. It took about 1 hour and we took a local bus to the centre. The Old Town has some nice old historic buildings and the Duomo. It’s interesting that all the houses are white. The coast is beautiful, we took lots of photos. We liked wandering in the narrow streets. It’s very nice, panoramic historical centre. A must-see site in Puglia!
Written 21 January 2024
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Anuj_Mithani
Mumbai, India3,924 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Ostuni is a spectacular town to visit in Puglia, We parked just outside the town near via Antonio Specchia with ample free parking and a paid lot nearby, and walked to the city. We began near Piazza della liberta, and the little streets radiating from there, including the unmissable viewpoint near Pza Martiri del Foibe. We then circled the old walls, and ascended to the old centre a cobweb of little lanes which are a sheer joy to wander around.
Written 29 November 2023
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Rambolec
Wroclaw, Poland601 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Ostuni is a white pearl of Puglia. When you walk through the old town you can feel its incredible atmosphere. And the view of the sea in far distance makes you smile. There are a lot of small places to walk through in the historic centre, I'm sure you will be delighted!
Written 22 October 2023
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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia17,760 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
One of Puglia's highlights - a whitewashed town perched on top of the hill.
Went there twice - once during the day but stayed less than an hour due to scorching heat - not much to do and most things closed.
Went back around 7 PM - packed with people, terrific old town, plenty of great restaurants, nicely decorated central plaza, Cathedral, mystic side streets,...really enjoyed for more than 3 hours.

TIP: Park at Parcheggio Ostuni Al Giardino - pretty big and fairly priced parking lot, 5 min walk from the main square.
Written 1 October 2023
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Ela Harka
Moscow, Russia66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
What can I say ! I am amused! After a long long ling year of hard work i founded pea w un this small beautiful peaceful small city ! I knew interesting people and tasted tasty wines !
Written 29 September 2023
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Tanmouss
Oslo, Norway2,056 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Nice pedestrian village with white painted houses built on a hill. The old town is pedestrian. Adorned with restaurants and ice cream shops it is animated and pleasant to roam.
Written 15 September 2023
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA13,464 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples

We enjoyed getting away from the chaos in the busy central piazza and walking up the hill into an area full of alleys, narrow streets, and stairs, which run between the whitewashed buildings. And be aware, there are a lot of steps, and you can easily get turned around.

Try it and you will be rewarded with cafes and bars with live music, interesting shops, and views of the Adriatic Sea. The higher you go, the better the views get.

It all feels like a village in a tiny Greek island.
Written 13 September 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Shalgk
Kiryat Ono, Israel146 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
After the impressive Relais grottone, and the great restaurant operaprima. the restaurant overlooks the white city which is lit at night. A beautiful sight. We drove as close as possible to the entrance of the old part and walked in. A lot of noise and music. The old piazza is full of people. In general tourism in Puglia is mostly Italian. Hardly any foreigners. We walked in the old part which is beautiful and adorned with white buildings. It gives a very calming effect. We walked all the way up from where you can see the sea. A must.
Written 29 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Keith C
Huntingdon, UK710 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Large town and not as pretty as some in the area however, still intersting buildings and history.. Worth a visit for a few hours
Written 17 July 2023
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Andy F
Devizes, UK1,229 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
One of Puglia's famous white towns, this place stands on a hill overlooking the valley & plains below. A central square with statue of a saint, municipal buildings, cafes & bars. Lots of amazing little side-streets with shops and cafes. Gets very touristy in the middle of the day as the coaches arrive, but still a nice vibe around the place. Lots of nooks and crannies to investigate.
Written 20 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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