Monopoli
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Discover 4 places to see in Monopoli

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Archaeological Museum of the Cathedral

The Museum is located beneath the Baroque Cathedral and the exhibition takes place among the archaeological ruins. After the restoration of several rooms, some huts from the Bronze Age and tombs dating from the fifth to third centuries BC, a medieval burial ground and the remains of the crypt of the Romanesque cathedral, came to light. In the exhibition the visitor can admire a rich collection of archaeological finds, the beautiful sculptures that survived the destruction of the Romanesque Cathedral, a sixteenth-century illuminated cross and crucifixes and statues ranging from the fourteenth t


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Museum of the sea

The Museum in the Castle of Charles V of Monopoli was founded in 2010 in order to create a landmark for the city of Monopoli while protecting, preserving and exposing the historical evidence of the city and its relationship with the sea, from the Bronze Age to the early nineteenth century. The museum has started a collection of significant findings on the subject, that were previously stored at the municipal warehouses and were therefore unusable. The museum aims to be an important international showcase for the city of Monopoli, enhancing a rarely considered field of archaeology and the link


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MUSEO DELLA CONFRATERNITA DI S. GIUSEPPE

The research, study and cataloguing of objects of the past is crucial for the enhancement of our historical heritage. This is the direction of the project wanted by don Michele Larson, then pastor of the Church of santa Teresa and spiritual director of the confraternity of St. Joseph.
The activity started in 1992 has led to the creation of a real Museum along the matronea cloistered Benedictine nuns where you can admire precious reliquaries, missals, fabrics, liturgical objects, in the same places in which they were used. A crucifix from the second half of the 19th century with the wooden statu


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Diocesan Museum of Monopoli

The Museum, adjacent to the Cathedral was established on 29th June 2002, in the former Episcopal Seminary, founded in 1668 by Bishop Joseph Cavalieri. Throughout the exhibition you trace the emerging political and cultural events that succeeded over the centuries in Monopoli, from the “Byzantine” past witnessed by the icon of the Madonna della Madia, the Swabian and Angevin period, the relations with the Aragonese in Naples to the strong bond that at least for two centuries, tied the city to Venice, to the cultural debt against the viceroy and later to the Kingdom of Naples. Paintings by Lazza


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