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What to see in Bari Vecchia: 4 streets not to be missed in the ancient village

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4 streets you absolutely must see during a walk through the alleys of old Bari



Things to see in Bari Vecchia streetsOld Bari is a labyrinth of alleys that are very easy to get lost in and fall in love with, which is why it is highly recommended to travel through as many streets as possible to remain fascinated by it.

This premise is necessary so that you can search not only for the four streets proposed in this article, but for everything that can essentially make your experience in the ancient village unique and memorable. Returning to us, we will now discover together a small selection made especially for you to recommend some streets of old Bari that you absolutely must not miss.

Some reasons? First of all, they are very popular with tourists (and this is already a sign) , you also have the opportunity to discover some trends and habits of the people of this small neighborhood and, above all, you can decide to stop along these streets to taste some typical Bari products such as sgagliozze and the legendary focaccia .

1) Via Venezia, the walls of old Bari

Photo Old Bari Via VeneziaProbably the first road you will take when arriving in Bari Vecchia .
Via Venezia is the road that from Piazza del Ferrarese , one of the main entrance squares to the ancient village, will take you along the splendid wall that surrounds a substantial side of Bari Vecchia . From this ancient wall you will be able to admire "from above" the characteristic seafront of Bari (here is one of the best viewpoints to enjoy it) , passing along the way the Fortino di Sant'Antonio (the old tower of the city) , the Basilica of San Nicola and the Archaeological Museum of Santa Scolastica .

2) Strada Arco Basso, the street of the orecchiette

Arco Bassa street Bari Vecchia PugliaHow can we not include, among the streets to visit in Old Bari , the suggestive Strada Arco Basso , renamed as the street of the ears ?
This alley, in addition to being characterized by the typical houses of the neighborhood, is famous for the ladies who prepare and sell fresh pasta in front of the hundreds of tourists who cross the street every day. A tasty and engaging attraction that has over time become a ritual for those who come to the oldest neighborhood of Bari . Not to be missed.

3) Strada Palazzo di Città and the focaccia from Bari

Street Palace in Bari VecchiaAnother very interesting street to take is S trada Palazzo di Città .
In this street, very popular as it is close to Piazza Mercantile , another historic square in old Bari , you will have the opportunity to admire the architecture of some houses in the ancient village and, above all, to taste the legendary Bari focaccia . In this street, in fact, there is a famous bakery that has been preparing focaccia since 1930 , one of the typical Bari products that satisfies the palates of adults and children at any time of the day. Yes, because if the smell of focaccia envelops you you won't be able to help but desire it.

4) Strada del Carmine / Road of the Crusades

Things to see in old BariFinally, and certainly not in order of importance, two roads joined by the same route: Strada del Carmine and Strada delle Crociate .
This long road connects the Basilica of San Nicola with the Cathedral of San Sabino and along the way you will find several lovely shops, small bars, stalls with fruit and ladies who prepare and fry sgagliozze and popizza (other typical Bari products that you will not be able to make unless you taste) . Added to this, obviously, is the friendliness of the people of Bari and the typical tendencies of the neighbourhood, such as that of going from one alley to another on a scooter and honking the horn.

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