Temple of Poseidon
Palazzo del Governo
Taranto's new town is a pleasant surprise. It has a truly urbane atmosphere, with sleek shopping streets shooting off the impressive...
Museo Nazionale Archeologico
In the new town is one of Italy's most important archaeological museums, exploring ancient Taras. It houses, among other artefacts, the...
Swish as you might wish, this is a Taranto hot spot, with outside seating on the pedestrianised street. Great for an evening aperitif.
A local favourite on the corso, serving excellent pizza with an exceptional crust made from 13 different types of flour. There are...
Castello Aragonese information
Lonely Planet review
Guarding the swing bridge that joins the old and new parts of town, this impressive 15th-century structure was once a prison and is currently occupied by the Italian navy. Opposite are the remaining columns of Taranto's ancient Temple of Poseidon .