We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (720)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Piazza Odegitria, Bari, Italy
+39 080 521 0605
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Cattedrale di San Sabino
from US$21.73
More Info
from US$57.04
More Info
from US$48.89
More Info
Reviews (779)
Filter reviews
114 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews basilica of st romanesque cathedral romanesque style old town early christian great architecture entry fee nice visit worth a visit beautiful building visiting bari century nicholas remains centuries basement ruins
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 114 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This place is massive. What's nice about this church is that it's not fussy like many churches, it is built to show that it is a grand church, and the church is not full of paintings, just fantastic roof paintings. The crypt is also very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 6 October 2018

It's a plain, spare church. Unless you're really, really religious, I'd give this place a pass. Nothing much to see here that can't be seen in thousands of other typical churches throughout Europe. Not bad, just completely unexceptional.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bentl1
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The present building was constructed between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, mostly in the last thirty years of the 12th century, and was built on the site of the ruins of the Imperial Byzantine cathedral destroyed in 1156 by William I of Sicily....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 120Roxana
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Typical style church similar to many in Bari, Beautiful ceiling and interesting crypt - extremely well preserved mummified remains of Saint Columba.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We really loved this Church, so simple in its Romanic style and its "rosetta" above the main entrance which gives a beautiful light effect. Very spiritual.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SIBARITA0305
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The cathedral was built in the 13th century, it represents an example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. In the basement are kept important archaeological finds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is in the typical old and beautiful style, the style you find that many churches here in Bari have. It is a relaxing spot if you want to take a moment of silence and pray. You can also see the incredible well preserved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AndreiStej
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I can't explain it, but when i entered the Cathedral and starting appreciating the Stations of the Cross, I became emotional. I have seen many Cathedrals in Italy, and they are all phenomenal - this one included.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miggy747
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The main Cathedral of Bari is San Nicola by default. However, the Cathedral of Bari is San Sabino. San Sabino (Saint Sabinus) was a bishop of Canosa, whose relics were brought here in the IX century. It is 200 metres southwest of the Basilica of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Underneath this cathedral is an incredible world of relics from Roman, early Christian, early medieval and late medieval times. Impressive well preserved mosaics (Roman and early Christian, as well the the remains of early Christian and medieval churches upon which the current cathedral was built....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hrs1026
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 nearby hotels
Palace Hotel
1,162 reviews
.37 km away
Hotel Boston
503 reviews
.50 km away
Best Western Executive Business Hotel
304 reviews
.56 km away
133 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,254 nearby restaurants
Bakery Santa Rita
410 reviews
.10 km away
La Ciclatera
441 reviews
.15 km away
Gelateria Gentile
373 reviews
.12 km away
Osteria Le Arpie
638 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 243 nearby attractions
Castello Normanno Svevo
44 reviews
.11 km away
Basilica San Nicola
3,579 reviews
.21 km away
Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari
166 reviews
.02 km away
Citta Vecchia - Bari
1,735 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cattedrale di San Sabino staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines