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The seafront in Brindisi: photo description (Il lungomare di Brindisi)

The waterfront of Brindisi is a must visit place in this beautiful Italian city. On the way to the waterfront and along it you can see many attractions.

If you go from the train station through the Piazza Crispi and turn right on via Indipendenza, on the corner of via Saponia you can see the Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, which was built in the late 19th century, with the participation of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II. On the opposite side of the street stands the beautiful Palazzo Del ALLO with its Venetian facade, and near it lies the little square with the Chiesa Della pietà.

On Corso Roma attracted the attention of several buildings constructed in liberty style, for example, the house of Lisko and school Perasso. Then begins the Corso Garibaldi, the main pedestrian street of Brindisi, which in ancient times was navigable canal, and only in the 18th century turned into the road. Here you can stroll through the gardens in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II and see the Dolphin's Fountain of the 19th century, and a monument to Virgil. Near the square is the building of the Bank of Italy in the early 20th century and the famous solar clock, made in 1917, the year captain Alberto d'albertis. A little further on, the area is expanding - here attracts the attention of the building of Dionisy in the style of new Gothic. Two more interesting buildings with features of the Gothic style - Rodomonte on via Congregazione valedinskaya and the Evangelical Church of the early 20th century.

Along the promenade there are also several attractions. For example, Virgil's Staircase, which leads to the Pillars of the Harbor, and a number of Baroque palaces of the late 18th century, including the hotel HotelInternazionale", which was the seat of the Italian government, when Brindisi for a short period was the capital of the country (with 10.09.1943 for 11.02.1944.). A little further is an ancient building, today known as the Tourist information centre, it was built during the Crusades. And on via Regina Margherita is definitely worth seeing the Palazzo Montenegro 16th century is probably the best example of Baroque architecture in the city.

Among the other attractions of Brindisi's seafront promenade and its environs - ruins of the ancient walls 5-4 centuries BC, At Palazzo Montenegro, you can take a boat trip across the Bay to the colourful Fishing village and explore one of the main attractions of Brindisi monument to Italian sailors, the top of which offers panoramic views of the city and the sea.