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2 Oct 2018
“The middle of things in Bari!”
23 Sep 2018
“Pillar of shame”
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Piazza Mercantile, Bari, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bustling piazza after dark with lively restaurants and bar frequented by locals and travellers alike. The Mojiteria stays open until the not so early hours pounding out hip hop and reggae music, The Officine Clandestine offers excellent draft beers and local dishes and the aquare...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank militaru89
Reviewed 30 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TorontoOceanBaby
Reviewed 23 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tawv
Reviewed 11 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maasikavaarika
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Donald S
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