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“meeting point” (3 reviews)
“old port” (2 reviews)
Piazza del Ferrarese, Bari, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Piazza del Ferrarese feels more like a hallway to the actual piazza of Bari, Piazza Mercantile. It does have some restaurants and bars, but it seems like they are on the Piazza Mercantile outskirts. It has some ruins in the middle and also had a...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Located where the old port meets the Theatre Margherita. Seemed to provide a meeting point for many Italians. Has some cafeterias and restaurants and is a good place to people watch or just hang around soaking the local atmosphere. As we visited just after Christmas,...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a convenient piazza near old town Bari with several reasonably priced cafes nearby. It is also only a few yards away from the Promenade Augusto running along the sea front. It is also near the old harbour and marina. On the edge of...More

1  Thank J150505
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

During the day is a local meeting point. Surrounded by restaurants and pubs. At the evening you can see full of people enjoying a drink and relaxing.

2  Thank Arsel I
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is the pulsing center of Bari, in the past it was a parking space for the fish market, today it is a meeting point for the locals. The place is surrounded by bars and restaurants and it is very popular. During the day tourists...More

Thank SapoLapo33
Reviewed 18 February 2017

When approaching the old town from Corso Cavour, you'll come across Piazza del Ferrarese - nice square with some historic discoveries: old paved road from centuries ago (now fenced but clearly visible). Apart from that the sqaure is nothing extraordinary.

Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We visit the place before to go to Historical center. Small road with home -shops which selling traditional pastas " oresciete". screaming and funny people lives there. Will love it.

Thank Giorgos T
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It was interesting place. Full of people buying groceries. I think it would have been more beautiful to visit it in the evining

Thank Zamira2013
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The piazza is a good place to start your visit of Bari Vecchia or to end it. It's a nice strolling place, it offers views to the sea. You can also sit down and look at the people who pass by. There are some also...More

2  Thank Flavius P
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We walked through Piazza del Ferrarese during our trip to Bari in September. So quaint and full of people, both citizens and tourists. I loved the ambiance and the hustle and bustle, but not big-city hustle by any means. Looking forward to returning again!

Thank Mary M
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