Today we are in Canosa di Puglia! Are you intrigued by this small city? The small Rome, already present in our ranking of TOP 10 PUGLIESI TOP 10 is a city of a thousand faces, full of resources and above all of culture! So, if you can’t wait to visit this city, start here!
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A building that dates back to the 1800s, it has hosted pieces of history that have been envied around the world for more than 20 years, and we are not exaggerating! Many pieces belonging to our beloved Canosa are exhibited at the British Museum! Apulian red-figure vases, gilded and listed ceramics, elements in alabaster, an anatomical bronze armor and the extraordinary plastic and polychrome canosini vases populate the palace, making the visit to the museum an experience to live absolutely! And don’t underestimate the importance of driving! At your side you will have people who love the Canosa area more than you can imagine!
CATHEDRAL OF SAN SABINO
Monumental monolithic columns in antique green marble and fantastic capitals will capture your eyes at your entrance! Much more than a normal church, our cathedral has unique pieces that you can only admire here! Here we find the simulacrum of the Madonna della Fonte, that of the patron San Sabino, the bronze doors of the mausoleum of Boemondo, and many other works of art that you can only discover by visiting it
Archaeological park surrounded by olive trees, is one of the most beautiful places in the area! The history of this place has a double story! Here stood the most impressive Italic temple of Southern Italy, in honor of the goddess Minerva, think a little of the importance our country had in the past! This however was destroyed and left its place to the largest early Christian building in Puglia! If you want to enrich your cultural background DO NOT LOSE THIS META!
MAUSOLEUM OF BOEMONDO
In the eyes of passers-by, who happily stroll in the town park of Canosa, it might seem a simple dome belonging to the Cathedral of San Sabino. Don’t be fooled! What in your eyes looks like a simple dome is actually THE ONLY EXAMPLE IN THE WEST of Islamic or Syrian-inspired architecture, which reproduces the holy sepulcher of Jerusalem! Have you ever imagined it?
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