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Located in the heart of the old town of Bari, is one of the most shining examples of Apulian Romanesque architecture. In Romanesque style was built between 1087 and the 1100, during the Norman domination. The construction of the basilica is linked to the relics of St. Nicholas. According to legend, the Saint's bones were placed on a chariot drawn by oxen, arrived on the square of the Church, would not move. This event was interpreted as the will of the Saint to be buried there.
Bari Castle, historically attributed to Ruggero the Norman, was erected in 1131; existing housing structures built on Byzantine-era.
You must to Frederick II of Swabia in the years between 1233 and 1240 the recovery of damaged Castle by William the Malo (1156) using the previous system and the structure of the outer walls survived and towers. During the Angevin period at the behest of Charles I were carried out important restoration work by Peter of protomagistri and John Angincourt of Toul.
In ' 500 under Isabella of Aragon and her daughter Bona Sforza, ramparts was built and placed the central
Important example of Apulian Romanesque. Under the transept lies the crypt, transformed in the 18th century. There is the Byzantine table of the Virgin Odegitria, principal patroness of the city with Saint Nicholas.
In the Curia Palace, adjacent to the Cathedral, is the seat of the Diocesan Museum, which houses the Exultet, a precious Byzantine-inspired parchment, finely, before 1050 miniata. The images are flipped relative to text and then compared to the priest who read it. In this way the faithful, when the celebrant unrolling Easter prayer could watch the sacred designs. Among others who kn
Piazza Umberto I is the largest square of the city. Surrounded by greenery, is one of the favourite meeting places by baresi. Almost in the Centre of the new town, there seems the mighty building of theUniversity. Opposite, the monumental fountain was inaugurated in 1915 at the completion of construction of theaqueduct pugliese.
The Lungomare Imperatore Augusto is a wide road that extends dalPiazzale Colombo at the root of the pier again to Piazza Eroi del Mare, opened on the old port. The path follows the line of the old walls of the old town, which can be seen picturesquely above steeples and domes; all offers an admirable view of the sea.
Piazza del Ferrarese is a square overlooking the Lungomare Imperatore Augusto, opposite the old port, on the southern edge of the old town. Quaint and charming, especially at night, because it is possible to admire a wonderful sea panorama. Recently have been brought to light, under the paving of the square, traces of the via Appia Traiana, built by the Romans at the beginning of the 2nd century AD.