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Arco Meraviglia, the romantic legend of the two lovers

Old Bari also has its Romeo and Juliet, but the frame is a graceful stone arch. As already mentioned in other pages of this blog, old Bari is characterized by around fifty arches, each with its own historical reference; in this case the legend linked to the Arco Meraviglia concerns a curious and [...] Find out more

The legend of the Witches' Arch in old Bari

An arch officially without a name, but which in old Bari is known as the Arco delle Masciàre. In old Bari there are around fifty arches whose names take inspiration from their architectural structure, or pay homage to old Bari traditions and legends. However, there is an arch in old Bari that is not officially included in the toponymy [...] Find out more

Legends of old Bari: the mystery of the "Turk's Head"

The legend of the Turkish emir who on the night of the Epiphany challenged the spirit of a popular tradition in Bari. Like all places with a thousand-year history, old Bari also hides a legend that will make your skin crawl. Evidence of this is depicted by the sculpture relating to the face of a Saracen, with his turban, placed in […] Find out more

Ancient legends

Bari's thousand-year history carries with it ancient legends and popular Bari traditions. Unsolved tales and mysteries, romantic stories and chilling legends. These are just some of the many faces of Bari's thousand-year history that characterize the capital, making it always fascinating and simultaneously mysterious. It is above all the walls of the ancient village that preserve particularly legends [...] Find out more