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San Nicola (Bari Vecchia)

Bari, Italy
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Lovely to walk around in the evening. Not sure what the lights are for as they weren't on when we visited in October.

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

San Nicola Basilica does not need an introduction: this is an ancient church which is in direct jurisdiction of the Roman Pope and it holds the relics of one of the most popular saints in all Christian churches, Saint Nicholas, who was the bishop in...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Part of the old town with its narrow streets and white walls. Easy walking and lots to see churches around every corner and all individual.

Thank Gerry T
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The church is a wunderfull place to pray. When you are there you shouldn't miss the processions for the holy Nicolaus.

Thank Hedwig K
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This Basil was built in XI century to keep safe S. Nicolas relics that was stolen from Myra (Turkey) by 62 sailman fron Bari. This is the main example of romanesque style. The Basil is built by all white stones from local quarries limestone and...More

Thank sandro58it
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Basilica of Santo Nicola di Bari is within easy access from the old port shore and worth the visit. It has a simple beauty which has been kept well and decorated according to its style. The ceiling is contrastingly ornate and quite a surprise...More

Thank Pretorium
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

You will have a very pleasant and cultural walk. Just admire the sea, architecture, people and inspire the clean air.

Thank Alex D
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

You're going to stumble upon it on a walk through Old Town (Citte Veccchia), so you may as well go in. No, it's not the most imposing edifice in Europe or even in Italy or Bari for that matter. But if you ponder the amount...More

Thank Stan W
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

During our visit to this old church we could see the procession of San Nicola. Apparently Saint Nicholas starts from the church and goes around all the Christmas trees in the center of the city to light the Christmas lights. The streets were full with...More

Thank holyday4ever
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

Wonderful! Worth visiting, especially if you are lucky enough, as I was, to be there when it's quiet and you're the only one in the church! Awesome atmosphere and the ceiling is a work of art to behold! My neck hurt for hours afterwards because...More

Thank M B
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