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Polignano a Mare (203)
Polignano a Mare (203)

40° 59′ 49″ N, 17° 13′ 3″ E

Polignano a Mare is an Italian town in the Apulia, located on the Adriatic Sea. The area was settled since prehistoric times, as shown by archaeological excavations in the locality of Santa Barbara. It is believed that it is the site of the ancient Greek city of Neapolis of Apulia, attested by many coins. Remains of the Roman domination include the bridge on the Via Traiana. The former cathedral includes works by the sculptor Stefano of Putignano.

See also

Apulia

Alberobello (154)
Alberobello (154)

Apulia is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea to the south-east, and the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south. Its southernmost portion, known as Salento peninsula, forms a high… [Read more]

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