9 Sights in Brindisi, Italy (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Brindisi, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Brindisi, Italy.List of cities in ItalySightseeing Tours in Brindisi
1. DuomoBook Free Tour*
The cathedral of Brindisi, officially pontifical cathedral basilica of Brindisi or cathedral of Brindisi or basilica of the Visitation and St. John the Baptist, was consecrated by Pope Urban II in 1089 and completed in 1143. It has the dignity of a minor basilica.
2. Torre Mattarelle
Torre Mattarelle is a coastal tower of Salento of the land of Otranto. It is the last of the coastal towers south of the countryside of Brindisi located as a monument within the Regional Natural Park Salina di Punta della Contessa. Its construction dates back like the other coastal towers of Salento during the Kingdom of Naples. Today the tower, almost completely collapsed due to the erosion of the sea, is in a total state of abandonment.
3. Cripta di San Biagio
The rock church of San Biagio is located in a rock village built along the rocky walls of the depression created by the course of the Royal Canal, not far from the farm Jannuzzo, in the municipal territory of Brindisi, about 11 km west of the capital in the direction of San Vito dei Normanni; The latter municipality is entrusted with the management of the monument.
4. Vasche Limarie
The limaries of Brindisi were of the pipeline and sedimentation of the waters from wells from the city which, thanks to the natural pressure, fed some fountains of the city. Thus constituted the terminal part of the Roman aqueduct which brought water to Brundisium from Vito, through a partly underground and partly in high path.
5. Fontana Tancredi
The Tancredi fountain is a monumental fountain located in Brindisi, on the path of the ancient Via Traiana not far from the entrance to the city. It was built to give the opportunity to drink to the transport animals that came to the city, but also to allow the irrigation of the fields in the area.
6. Italian Sailor Monument
The monument to the Sailor of Italy is a rudder-shaped structure about 53 meters high that stands out on the port of Brindisi; The structure is in reinforced concrete entirely covered in carparo. It is colloquially known among Brindisi residents as "la jatta 'ssittata".
7. Castello Svevo
The Swabian Castle of Brindisi, also known as Castello di Terra or Castello Svevo-Aragonese, is located near the historic center of Brindisi, a part of it overlooks the inner part of the city port, also in defense of this important area of the city.
8. Tempietto di San Miserino
The temple of San Miserino is a religious building, currently partly in ruins, in the current municipality of San Donaci, in the province of Brindisi, in the Monticello district, near the so-called Limitone dei Greci.
9. Porta Mesagne
The Mesagne door is the oldest entrance door of Brindisi. The medieval door was built in the foundations of the anthemurale, built in the Roman era by Marco Antonio, for the defense of the city by land.
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