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A fascinating journey into the history of San Nicola and the basilica: visit the Nicolaiano museum


San Nicola Museum Bari Italy

The Basilica of San Nicola , one of the most prestigious and characteristic monuments of Bari , is undoubtedly among the places of absolute historical and religious value that you absolutely must see and visit when you arrive in the Apulian capital.

Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of Bari , protector of children and of Amsterdam, as well as the Saint who inspired the origin of the myth of Santa Claus who, in addition to having a wonderful Apulian Romanesque style basilica (in the heart of old Bari) could not fail to have a museum; the "Nicolaiano Museum" , in fact, is an unmissable place for all those who want to immerse themselves in the thousand-year history of the city and discover the events that characterized the history of the basilica of San Nicola . The Nicolaiano Museum is located right near the basilica, precisely near one of the main entrances to old Bari that line the city's seafront, therefore also easy to reach.

See Nicolaiano Museum BariInside the Nicolaiano Museum it is possible to admire a collection of paintings, parchments, chalices, clothes, documents of historical value and many other objects that characterized the events of San Nicola and his basilica, a stage of fundamental importance for discovering Bari in Nicolaiana key, also enhanced by the setup (inaugurated in 2019) which allows you to live an immersive experience complete with music and even tasting of some typical products of the time.

Although during your journey you will be supported by the explanations hanging on the walls of the museum , the staff should be at your disposal for further clarification on what you are most curious about.

And for lovers of relaxation, inside the Nicolaiano Museum it is possible to take advantage of a bar corner where you can take a short break, perhaps savoring a tasty aperitif.


How to book a visit to the Nicolaiano Museum?

For more information about times and booking methods, consult the following website:

Nicolaiano Museum


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