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Sacred places

From one church to another, Puglia's sacred spots

Regenerate your soul in Puglia's sacred places of worship, from Romanesque cathedrals to Baroque churches. Hear the bell toll and behold the mysteries of a region permeated with faith.

Puglia's churches are authentic works of art. Admire rose windows on their facades and the frescoes that decorate their chapels; then go underground and discover chambers where a miracle once happened or a sacred apparition took place.

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Trani's Cathedral of San Nicola Pellegrino

Trani's iconic Cathedral, mirrored in the water of the Adriatic Sea, is one of the most beautiful examples of Puglia’s Romanesque architecture.

Cathedral of Maria Santissima Assunta

The Cathedral rises triumphantly in the heart of Lecce, its majestic baroque grandeur providing a magnificent spectacle in the beautiful Piazza Duomo.

Pontifical Basilica of San Nicola 

A stunning example of Puglia's Romanesque architecture, the Pontifical Basilica of San Nicola in Bari is one of southern Italy's major pilgrimage destinations and a symbol of the union between East and West.

Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

In the heart of Ruvo's historic centre, the Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is an important treasure trove of art housing valuable historical artefacts.

Basilica of Santa Croce

The most prominent example of Lecce's Baroque architecture, the basilica of Santa Croce is one of the city's most fascinating landmarks

The Shrine of San Michele Arcangelo

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo has been welcoming pilgrims from all over the world to Monte Sant'Angelo since the 5th century.

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