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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Tabbygus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank lrbap1955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

Thank Andrei S
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.

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

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

Thank David B
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
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