The Basilica of Santa Caterina of Alessandria

Ciao Belli! How are you? Today I want to share the history of a fantastic medieval building, the Basilica of Santa Caterina of Alessandria the masterpiece of Galatina! A Romanesque style church, very simple outside, completely covered by frescoes inside! We are in Salento area, southern part of Puglia region, right on the heel of Italy. Before starting, please note …

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The Trulli houses of Alberobello!

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Ciao Belli! How are you? Welcome to the charming and unique town of Alberobello with the amazing Trulli houses, Unesco World Heritage site since 1996! Watch my video just below! What is a Trullo? (singular Trullo, plural Trulli) Trulli are limestone dwellings in the southern region of Puglia, remarkable examples of dry-wall construction (mortarless). Characteristically, they feature a conical roof …

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Discover Bari, the fascinating capital of Puglia region, Italy!

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Ciao Belli! Let’s discover Bari, the city of my grandpa (mio nonno). See below my new video. Bari is the capital of Puglia, the “heel” of the Italian boot. Have a look at the imposing Petruzzelli Theatre! Then wander with me around “Bari vecchia” –the old town– and enjoy the authentic atmosphere of its alleys. Don’t miss the Basilica of …

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