Martina Franca | A view of the city

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Martina Franca | A view of the city

Post by ulisse » July 23rd 2018, 7:10 pm

Here is a small glimpse of the city of Martina Franca and its places important In the city there are many places of interest, but the most important ones are the following:

Piazza XX Settembre
Image Piazza XX Settembre, popularly known by the Martinesi "U stradòn" is in front of the entrance of the old town, or in front of the arch of the gate of Santo Stefano.
This square is the beginning of the old town of Martina Franca. Next to this square is the presence of the door of Santo Stefano and the
Ducal Palace. In This square there is the presence of many buildings for drinks and entertainment.
Ducal Palace Image The Ducal Palace plays a double function. Seat of the municipality of Martina Franca and museum. Many rooms are not used by the municipal administration and have been converted into museum to show the court life in the seventeenth century
St. Martin's Basilica Image The Basilica of St. Martin is the beating heart of the religious life of Martina Franca. The basilica is located in front of the Piazza plebiscite which is the center of the city and the Old Town
Church of Carmine Image The Church of Carmine is the second most important church of Martina Franca. It is located on the border between the old town and the modern part of the city
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Re: Martina Franca | A view of the city

Post by Gregor » July 24th 2018, 7:52 pm

The night picture is very nice, especially one of these terribly hot days we've been having lately around Europe and Asia, a good place to enjoy a cool drink in the evening freshness after a sweat!

Looking to see what the city has to offer! 8)
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Post by Nanami » July 24th 2018, 8:01 pm

Ahh.. classical buildings of old town. I would like to walk around the districts to enjoy the architectures 8)
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