Bari is a big port at the Adriatic coast. The city has today ca 350 000 citizens. The city is South-Italy's largest, next to Naples.
Bari is an important international trade-city. The city has steel-industry, oil-refineries and petrochemical industry.
Bari is a lively city of culture. The main-street Corso Vittorio Emanuele separates the medieval old city form the modern Bari.
In the old city you find the church Basilica di San Nicola from the 11th century, one of the most important roman buildings in Apulia. Castello Svevo, built by Frederic II, is from the Norman times.
The modern Bari is a living trade-centre with lots of nice shops. Bari has university, theatre and museum of archaeology.
Along the shores there is a broad and beautiful promenade Lungomare Nazario Sauro