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Address: Largo Abate Elia 13, 70122, Bari, Italy
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Nice basilica

Easy to reach, all day open( even on sunday) free entry and cool things to see ( the old relics from 11th sentury) worth visit. Btw amazing celing:)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lukáš B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to reach, all day open( even on sunday) free entry and cool things to see ( the old relics from 11th sentury) worth visit. Btw amazing celing:)

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "must see" in Bari! Very beautiful, free, and even my 6 year old son loved it. There is a cute little shop also if you want a souvenir. I thought Bari in general was wonderful in December...not overly crowded and lots of beautiful lights.

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Central Hungary, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basilica is a giant. We had short time because of parking difficulties, but this place is very touching for everybody even for non-religious peolpe too. You feel close to the history among this walls. For christians I think a deep experience. Worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The facade is quite simple and does not prepare you for the impressive architecture of the interior. Dating back to 12th century, the construction still amazes - whole structure is very high, with great arches over the main nave and interesting ceiling (actually a baroque addition). It is also a pilgrimage site for Roman catholics and Orthodox christians as it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Place where youcan find еру real relics of St. Nicholas, pray, light a candle. Place where you feel yourself close to sacrifice and really feel a magic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The main church is such an amazing historical edifice, apart St Nicholas. Sitting in it and looking at the construction, including the columns, and their capitals is captivating. The crypt is beautiful, with its many small and ancient volumes, and the focus on St Nicholas. There are Orthodox services in the crypt regularly and one can respectfully watch from the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

There was a mass on but this Basilica had the most wonderful paintings on the walls. It was very old and beautifully kept. . we were unable to walk around and explore but it is worth visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The building is old but the interior is very nice done and preserved. When you go in the underground, there is a vault where one can lit a candle and also pray. The setting is nicely done to help you meditate in your prayer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to understand the local architecture better. It has a crypt popular with ortodox believers where they sing beautiful songs and the basilica itself is truly impressive as it should be for such an important saint for christian belief.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful church. I would definitely recommend visiting it whilst in Bari. There is so much history here and such a calming energy when inside the building. Beautiful statues and paintings inside too!

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