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San Nicola (Bari Vecchia), Bari

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The Pontifical Basilica di San Nicola is a church in Bari, southern Italy that holds wide religious significance throughout Europe and the Christian world. The basilica is an important pilgrimage destination both for Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians from Eastern Europe.
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  • Beautiful and majestic in its simplicity, the Cathedral is worth visiting. I would recommend you avoid visiting in August because in 2 days we stayed in Bari, we tried 2 times to visit with tranquility the Cathedral but either this was occupied by the celebration of a marriage. The same thing occurred in the nearby Cathedral of San Sabino: 2 attempts to visit, 2 weddings taking place by 5!
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  • San Nicola Basilica does not need an introduction: this is an ancient church which is in direct jurisdiction of the Roman Pope and it holds the relics of one of the most popular saints in all Christia...  more »
  • Bari you let go. The magic of history. The Basilica is gorgeous, the niche offers peace and quiet even during mass to see even at 20.00 pm
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  • Please Google "Basilica San Nicola" before you visit this place, it's an interesting e perience after you know its history and other details... other than that, common architecture.
  • Just do not miss it. This basilica is the most important place in Bari and an holy place for both Catholics and Orthodox pilgrims. In the crypt you can see the Saint's grave.
  • Very nice ceiling, worth visiting place.
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  • Ancient basilica. The crypt is where St. Nicholas' remains are. Every year they exude oil which is in turn placed in beautifully painted bottles and sold in the gift shop.

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