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The Old Part, constructed on the peninsula between the New and the Old Ports, is dominated by the beautiful Roman Cathedral of San Sabino (11th Century; rebuilt in the 12th and 13th and readjusted during the 18th Century – to the side of the Cathedral, the construction of the “Trulla” rises up, the old Baptistery later transformed into a Sacristy) and by the mighty and imposing Norman Castle, restored by Federico II between 1233-1240 (the bastions were added in the 16th Century).
Other decorated monuments from the Roman-Pugliese architecture are the Cathedral of San Nicola, in which lies the blessed relics of the Holy Bishop of Mira in Licia, brought here by marine and merchants of Bari in 1087; in the interior, there is a precious Episcopal, marble throne from the 11th Century and the monument dedicated to Bona Sforza (16th Century).

Next to the Old City, the New City developed from the large, draught like roads, in which can be found notable Palaces of the Provinces (which preserve a rich picture-gallery), the grandiose Palace of the University (inaugurated in 1925), work of Giovanni Castelli in which the Archaeological and Syndicate Library (humanistic) and that of Di Venere-Ricchetti (scientific), the Piccinni and Petruzzelli theatres are housed. The Petruzzelli theatre was almost completely destroyed by a fire in 1991. In May 1997, rebuilding works began.

From 1984, in the Valenzano area, the technological park Tecnopolis came into existence.

Tourism is expanding notably (coastal bars, areas of conical section habitation, natural grottos, and castles). The following places are amongst the main centres of the province which are interesting for their historical/artistic testimony, their natural walks or as eno/gastronomic tours: Alberobello, Altamura, Andria, Barletta, Bisceglie, Bitonto, Canosa, Castellana, Grotte, Corato, Gravina, Molfetta, Monopoli, Rutigliano, Trani.

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