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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank hrspivak
Reviewed 21 May 2018

More Bari history, again best to visit with a guide to appreciate the history of the building. Details of the architecture etc well worth a visit. Regards David B

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

If nearby, there is enough of interest here to be worth walking in to explore it. Not worth being a destination IME though.

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The church is very simple, nothing very special except the crypte and the beautiful ceiling. Alone for this worthwhile to visit.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The Cathedral of St. Sabinus is Romanesque structure built in the 12th century. Much like the Basilica of St. Nicholas it was redecorated in the Baroque style `and then undecorated in the 20th century. There are still some fragments of frescoes. Underneath the church are...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nice Byzantine Cattedrale di San Sabino, built in the late 12 century, a Romanesque style by the Normans and constructed on the ruins of an old Bzantine cathedrale destroyed in the 11 century.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 15 February 2018

If you have limited time and need to choose between the Cathedral and San Nicola Church, choose the latter. But nevertheless, it's an impressive building, with great architecture and nice art inside. You can also go into the crypts to see another smaller (and more...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It is worthwhile visiting this cathedral. The entrance is free and it is big enough to spend some time in. There is a crypt as well.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Cathedral is very plain on the inside but the crypt is worth a view. We went in hoping to see the mosaics mentioned in other reviews, but access must have been closed as we missed them. In the crypt we saw the remains of...More

Thank Tony M
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