Ruvo di Puglia

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PutignanoRuvo di PugliaApuliaTrani

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Ruvo di Puglia (007)
Ruvo di Puglia (007)
41° 7′ 1″ N, 16° 29′ 10″ E

Ruvo di Puglia is a town in the province of Bari, Puglia, essentially devoted to agriculture, wine and olive growing. The Co-Cathedral is an example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. The façade has three portals and numerous decorations, depicting Christian symbols as well as griffins and other fantastic figures. There are two rose windows. The interior has a nave and two aisles ending with a transept. Among the numerous works of art, a wooden statue and the reliquary of St Blaise, a fresco portraying the Madonna and Child with St Sebastian, a panel of the Virgin of Constantinople and a noteworthy wooden cross. Under the church are the remains of the Paleo-Christian church and Roman tombs.

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