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Discover 22 places to see in Gallipoli

Admire the most beautiful places of Gallipoli and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Gallipoli Castle

The castle of Otranto, surrounded almost completely by the sea, stands with its imposing mass at the eastern end of the island which houses the ancient village. Built most likely already from the 11th century on existing Roman fortifications, was rebuilt in the 13th century during the Byzantine era. It was altered several times by the conquerors who followed one another over the centuries.

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Guarding of the city and Harbor, once a crossroads of flourishing businesses, it has a quadrangular plan with three circular towers and a polygonal Tower. In the 15th and 16th centuries, under


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Greek fountain

The Fontana Greca ("Greek Fountain") is a fountain located in Gallipoli in the province of Lecce, in Apulia, southern Italy.
The fountain stands near the bridge adjacent to the castle, in the part that connects the old town with the new part of town. This fountain is famous, because for a long time it was thought to constitute the oldest fountain in Italy. Originally, it was thought that the fountain dated back to the third century BC, but after long studies the architectural work has been adapted, considering the right place of its creation was during the Renaissance. However, not all are of t


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Church of St Francis of Assisi (Gallipoli)

The Church of St Francis of Assisi is a Baroque construction of the historic centre of Gallipoli. The ancient nucleus of the Church dates from the 13th century, but subsequent remodelling, between the 17th and 18th centuries, have radically transformed the structure hiding medieval lines originate.

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The "facade of carparo, on two levels, was rebuilt in 1736 by Mauro Manieri". It occurs on the ground floor with an arched Portal introduced a porch; upstairs with two projecting bodies and the Central concave. On top are the Franciscan emblem and the inscription that commemorates the year


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Beach of purity

The "Beach of Purity" is the beach "town" of Gallipoli. Not all beaches are nearby so if you do not want to take the car to move this is definitely a good alternative. The beach, golden sand and clear water, surrounded by ancient walls. In front of you it draws the horizon S. Andrea Island with its lighthouse set in the blue sea. A unique scene, the place to be photographed! So do not forget to also plan a visit at sunset where the fiery sky touches the sea line will be a show that will not disappoint. On the waterfront also several cafes will then offer a fresh aperitif.


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Basilica concattedrale di Sant'Agata

La basilica concattedrale di Sant'Agata vergine e martire (Basilica Cathedrālis S.Agathæ), conosciuta anche come duomo di Gallipoli, è dedicata a sant'Agata patrona della città di Gallipoli e della diocesi omonima. L'attuale chiesa cattedrale è stata elevata a basilica pontificia minore nel 1946 da papa Pio XII, su richiesta del vescovo Nicola Margiotta. Con Regio Decreto del 21 novembre 1940, il re d'Italia Vittorio Emanuele III la elevò al rango di monumento nazionale per via della sua importanza storica e artistica. È sede di un'a


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Church of Santa Maria della Purità (Gallipoli)

The Church of Santa Maria della Purità is a church in the old town of Gallipoli located on the beach front of sine of purity. It was built between 1662 and 1665 at the behest of Bastasi or dockers. In those years the oratory was built with a single nave subsequently edited and expanded.

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The façade, delimited laterally by two pilasters and ending with a slightly projecting cornice of carparo on which rests a pediment with two pinnacles, has two small Windows placed on the same axis with the two gateways. Enrich the prospectus three tiled panels depicting the Madonna della Purità, S


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Corso Roma

Corso Roma of Gallipoli is the way of walking and shopping. About one kilometer long divided the city in two by joining and separating the new part and the old. Corso Roma can also discover the habits of the locals that evening flock to one of the many clubs, pubs, bars and restaurants. In winter it is the way home to the famous Carnival of Gallipoli.

If you love shopping enon you can miss this boulevard of the walk which will also be the gateway to the beautiful old part of the town of Salento.


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Carmine Church (Gallipoli)

The Church of Carmine, the seat of the confraternity of our Lady of Mount Carmel and of mercy, is a church in the historic centre of Gallipoli. Drawn by Vito Donato from Galatone, was rebuilt between 1836 and 1838.

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Originally there were two churches in which was served by two different brotherhoods: the confraternity of our Lady of mercy and the brotherhood of our Lady of Mount Carmel. Over time, lower the weight of the upper Church fabbrico resented, so how difficult were the reports of closeness between the two neighboring States fraternities. In August of the year 1836 was demolished


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