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“Pillar of shame”
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Piazza Mercantile, Bari, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will find a lot of terraces and restaurants. Be careful that in the evening, restaurants open only after 19.30, so if you are looking for an early dinner, you might have problems getting a place willing to serve you. The architecture is nice,...More

Thank militaru89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Piazza is definitely lively. It's a popular spot during the day for lunch or drinks, and at night it comes to life with buskers, street musicians. Generally great for people watching. Great vibe.

Thank TorontoOceanBaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a very large square, but interesting all the same. Don't forget to look for the historic "Pillar of Shame" in one corner, where bad debtors were humiliated in public.

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved Bari and will surely return next summer as it is historical and nice architecture all around with nice restaurants and cafes

Thank WorldCT
Reviewed 22 July 2018

great place for people watching in the evening,from voglia discobar quiet in the day but so is most of bari

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is really heart and center of Bari. It is surrounded lots of restaurants. In the evenings full of people. Great place. Was the main meeting point with friends.

Thank Maarika B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The main attraction of the square-a monument of justice with a lion, which was used by local creditors to bind debtors to disgrace. It must have been effective. The square is surrounded by several historical buildings that once represented the center of power of local...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a wonderful area in the old town of Bari, San Nicola. Lots of good restaurants and bars all over the place, little side streets winding their ways off the piazza. Lots of wonderful finds on those streets in terms of shops, restaurants, bars,...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Nice to have open spaces after all the very narrow passage ways. There are restaurants and snack places here but also just some places to sit for free.

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 10 April 2018

strolled along the piazza on a warm sunday afternoon. full of families, playing kids, small eateries.

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