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Borgo Antico di Otranto, Otranto
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Nestled in one of the most historic towns in Italy's "heel," Borgo Antico di Otranto features winding, medieval streets and a path to the Aragonese castle. Visit the main square's decorative clock tower and the area's many churches. Look for the town's system of seaside defensive towers constructed during the 1500s. You'll have views of the Adriatic Sea from hills and overlooks. Head to Corso Garibaldi, the city's main commercial street, for some shopping. To visit Borgo Antico di Otranto on your holiday in Otranto, and find out what else Otranto has to offer, use our Otranto holiday planner.
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There are two options: Visit museum about local cave formations, plus see area view from top for 3 euros. I found this not so interesting. Visit the tunnels of the castle walls with a guide for 2 euro... read more »
Tutta otranto è una bomboniera. il suo centro storico è la ciliegina sulla torta. un sacco di negozietti tipici ben amalgamati nell'architettura del posto. ogni portone, ogni muretto è arte.All of otranto is a wedding favor. its historic center is the icing on the cake. a lot of shops well blended into the architecture of the place. every door, every wall is art.show original
Lungo un bastione d'epoca napoleonica recentemente restaurato, si apre “Porta Terra", che consente di accedere al borgo Antico di Otranto e di percorrere una fitta rete di stradine pulite ed ordinate ... read more »Long a bastion of Napoleonic era recently restored, it pops up "Porta Terra", which provides access to the old town of Otranto and enjoy a dense network of narrow streets clean and tidy in which, besides the presence of innumerable shops offering local products, objects carved in stone and necklaces made of shells, you can also marvel at ancient buildings from various eras. Among the evocative streets, you can find here and there, towering granite balls, remnants of which date back to 1480 when the Saracens bombarded the city. Since then nobody has more removed and are there to remind people of the tragedy that befell the inhabitants. Outstanding are the views of the sea and the port opening suddenly in front of the visitor; a visit is definitely not to be missedshow original
Federico Gomez villaNice and cleanshow original
Giovanni DiassiseBeautiful, beautiful! Shops and splendid violet! To see!show original
Francesco Di RenzoA jewelshow original
Domenico mancusiWe need to "get lost" among the narrow streets and admire the beautyshow original
Cristiano PivatoOne of the features of all of Otranto. Beautiful getting lost in its streets and its ups and downsshow original
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