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    Cathedral of Saint Mary Major

    The Cathedral dates from the 10th century. It rises up on a Roman-Daunian sepulchral area ( 4th -3th cent. BC) and on two basilicas, early Christian ( end of 4th cent. BC) and Romanesque ( 10th cent BC). The two different parts, with their own architectural features, blend together perfectly. During the first half of […]

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    Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre

    The Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre is one of the most important churches of Barletta, whose name refers to the Holy Land and the the Sepulchre. Erected on a prior medieval basilica, it served as a real crossroads, e.g. the Via Adriatica and the Via Traiana, representing a crucial hub for pilgrims and crusaders. The […]

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    Church of Saint Andrew

    The Church of Saint-Andrew, closed to the urban walls, is a peculiar building in Barletta’s historic centre. It consists in a 5 meter raised structure above the road level, resulting from numerous layering and extensions throughout the centuries. The monumental entrance is flanked by four small columns with capitals, which probably supported an arch. The […]

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    The Church of the Mount of Piety

    The Church of the Mount of Piety, with its adjacent convent, dates back to the 17th century. Erected by the Jesuits as a church dedicated to Saint Paul, it belongs to the royal mount of Piety archconfraternity, from which the name is derived. It is open to the public only during the archconfraternity services. The […]

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    The Church of Saint Jacques

    The Church of Saint-Jacques is one of the oldest churches in Barletta. At the time it was built, it was located outside of the city walls (Via delle Canne). Over the centuries the building underwent several renovation works. The first archeological evidence of Christian worship concerns the recovery of a lowrelief portraying the Annunciation (1158), […]