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Monuments in Polignano a Mare

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Polignano a Mare

Monumento a Domenico Modugno

Monumento a Domenico Modugno - Polignano a Mare

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Monument dedicated to Domenico Modugno along the homonymous seafront in Polignano a Mare. Against the backdrop of the blue Adriatic, the beautiful three-meter tall bronze statue dedicated to this wonderful performer of so many memorable songs, like “Volare nel blu dipinto di blu”, is a fitting homage to his hometown to a great innovator of Italian music.

 


  • Address Lungomare Domenico Modugno - Zona Gelso - Polignano a Mare

Porta o Arco Marchesale

Porta o Arco Marchesale - Polignano a Mare

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The gate, now called Arco Marchesale, was the only way, through a drawbridge, to access the town until the eighteenth century. Still visible are the gate holes, which activated the chains of the drawbridge, the steps of the two doors, the grooves of the iron grating, and on the vault, the three hatches through which boiling oil was poured on attackers. In the two side rooms stood the watchmen. The vault of the Marquis Arch is decorated with a painting representing the Crucifixion, which was made in medieval


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