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An emotional guide to Bari!


The thousand-year history of Bari in the underground of the old city: discover an even older Bari!


See visit Bari Sotterranea

Under the old city of Bari (also called Old Bari ) lies another city, did you know? this is the Bari of about a thousand years ago with archaeological areas dating back to a time span that goes from the Roman age to the Middle Ages and which are excellently preserved underground in correspondence with some monumental buildings of the ancient village .

Bari sotterranea is a cultural journey created by Eventi d'Autore to help visitors discover "the city beneath the city", a unique and unforgettable experience that allows them to experience first-hand the thousand-year history of Bari and its daily life in the 10th century.



See visit Bari SotterraneaAn evocative journey lasting about a couple of hours will catapult you back in time to discover Byzantine remains, burial grounds, ancient houses, shops and wells. This journey into the past has a very specific route that begins from the Norman Swabian Castle and then continues in the sub-corps of the Romanesque San Sabino cathedral until reaching Palazzo Simi , which is the operational center for the archeology of Bari and finally Santa Maria del Buon Advise.

Visit Bari Sotterranea


Palazzo Simi was built in 1500 on the remains of a Byzantine style church, which was in turn built on the remains of structures from the Roman era ; Inside are preserved objects found during excavations such as ancient coins and ceramics of different types.

Among the historical finds there are also some objects such as carved stones and funerary vases, datingCivic museum Palazzo Simi Bari back to prehistoric times and found not only in Bari and its surroundings but also in various areas of the Apulian territory .

Furthermore, still through the basement of the Simi palace , you will be able to observe what remains of an ancient Roman style , also recognizable by the typical flooring of the time, and of a Romanesque style church built on the previous Byzantine one.

Therefore " Bari Sotterranea " is an unmissable journey to discover not only the "city under the city" but also the history within history, with a mix of eras that characterized the past of the ancient village of Bari making the latter a true and a place of historical interest.

The stops planned to visit Bari sotterranea :

1) Castello Svevo
2) Cathedral of San Sabino
3) Palazzo Simi
4) Santa Maria del Buon Consiglio

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Contact Bari Sotterranea !

If you don't want to miss this fantastic experience in the bowels of the oldest Bari, here are some useful references for booking a guided tour :

+39 333 5271542



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