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Ostuni is a town located in the Puglia region in southern Italy. It is often nicknamed the "White City" because of its historic center characterized by whitewashed houses which create a bright and unique atmosphere.

The white city

The town is perched on a hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the Adriatic Sea. Its origin dates back to prehistoric times, and its historic center preserves vestiges of various eras, notably medieval and Renaissance.

Co-Cathedral of the Assumption (Italian_ Concattedrale di Santa Maria dell'Assunzione) in

The Cathedral of Santa Maria of the Assumption

The Cathedral of Santa Maria of the Assumption of Ostuni, built in the 13th century in a Romanesque-Gothic style, is an emblematic monument of the city. Its imposing and ornate facade, with its central rose window and asymmetrical towers, attracts visitors. Inside, we discover artistic treasures such as the Assumption altarpiece and frescoes. As the seat of the Archdiocese of Ostuni-Bitonto, the cathedral has deep religious significance and is an active place of worship, adding to its historical and cultural significance in Ostuni.

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