Must-see attractions in Brindisi

  • Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro


    This 12th-century church, a brown bulk of Norman stone conforming to the circular plan the Templars so loved, is a wonderfully evocative structure,…

  • Interiors of a museum, Francesco Ribezzo Provincial Archaeological Museum, Brindisi, Province of Brindisi, Puglia, Italy

    Museo Archeologico Provinciale Ribezzo


    This superb museum covers several floors with well-documented exhibits (in English), including some 3000 bronze sculptures and fragments in Hellenistic…

  • Roman Column


    The gleaming white column above a sweeping set of sun-whitened stairs leading to the waterfront promenade marks the terminus of the Roman Via Appia at…

  • Palazzo Granafei-Nervegna


    This 16th-century Renaissance-style palace is named for the two different families who owned it. The building is of interest because it houses the huge…

  • Porta dei Cavalieri Templari


    After the Romans, the next big event to hit Brindisi was the Crusades during the 12th and 13th centuries. The Porta dei Cavalieri Templari, an exotic…

  • Cathedral


    This 12th-century cathedral was substantially remodelled after an earthquake in 1743. You can see how the original Romanesque structure may have looked by…

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