Real estate for sale: houses, apartments, villas in Bari
The province of Bari in Italy is located in the Puglia region, as well as the large port of the same name, the administrative center of the region.
According to some archaeological finds, this area was inhabited and had settlements 3500 years ago. In the 5th century BC, the ancient Greeks lived here. The Romans took possession of the area during the war against Pyrrhus. The harbor and port of ancient Barium are mentioned in documents dating back to 181 BC.
After Naples, the city of Bari is the second most economically potential place in southern Italy. It should be noted that there are no large industrial zones in the province.
The basics of the region's economy are transport, trade and tourism infrastructure. Large agricultural industries are located here, the products of which are sent both throughout the country and abroad. The main products that are produced in Bari are olives, grapes, olive oil and wines. Fishing is also well developed in the province. The port of Bari, one of the most important in the country, also has ferry services connecting the city with Croatia, Greece and Montenegro.
In Bari, there are the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, to which thousands of Orthodox pilgrims come every year.
In the provinces, you should definitely see the Church of St. Sabine, Friedrich's Castle, as well as the majestic Petruzzelli Theater.