Taranto is a port city and naval base in Italy. An interesting aspect of the history of the city is that during ancient times, it was one of the most populated places in the world with 300,000 people living there. There are many attractions in Taranto including squares, ancient structures, and castles. Here are 7 beautiful castles you should not miss when you visit here. Fontana square is built with a combination of ancient and modern designs. While the square has existed since the ancient Roman times, the fountain in the center which is the most attractive part was constructed in the 1500s. After that, it has experienced destructions and reconstructions to ensure it continues to play the role it’s playing in the history of the people. Piazza Fontana is a huge part of the city of Taranto tourists appreciate. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Located in the center of the city, Piazza Castello is not just a beauty to behold but a great place to relax and have some fun. It’s filled with trees and gardens where adults can relax and enjoy the views of city life. Within this square are areas where kids can play and escape the sun. The city generally offers a lot of activities both for adults and children. The Piazza worth visiting as it is the landmark of the city and the view from the site is stunning! Also, there is much historical information for the city and the famous Piazza that should you consider if you go there. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
From this square, you can experience the beautiful sea view, which is one of the reasons why visitors like to come here. In the middle of the square is a huge fountain that is just too magnificent to behold. Piazza Ebalia is also a place where you can sit down and rest for a while before you continue your journey. The beautiful fountain gives the Piazza an amazing atmosphere and close to it there are a lot of restaurants or cafeterias you can enjoy during the day or night. It is the place you will go to rest after a busy day. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Giardini Piazza Garibaldi
You’ll find this square just before the revolving bridge, in the center of Taranto. It has a well-kept garden with plenty of benches where you can relax and rest after walking for a long time. People like to come here not just because of the beauty but also to access the markets and other services available in the area. Close to the square is the San Pasquale di Baylon and archeological museum. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the fresh breeze of the Park, especially during the summer period. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Piazza Giovanni Bettolo
Located in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood in Taranto. It’s a beautiful square with a garden, trees, and plenty of space for a car park. It’s hidden away so you’ll have to find it. All around the area are restaurants and bars offering quality food and beverages. It is not one of the most famous in the city of Taranto but definitely, you will fall in love once you visit it as it is an amazingly beautiful place to enjoy a relaxed evening, drinking Italian wine! Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Admiral Cerri Square
Lovely garden with a sculpture of two dolphins intertwined, in the middle. Like many piazzas in Taranto, Admiral Cerri is surrounded by a lovely garden with tall trees, so that people can sit down and escape from the sun. The place is amazing and it is suitable to have a picknick or resting in the Park after a long day exploring the city. Don’t miss it, it definitely worth it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Piazza Maria Immacolata
The people of Taranto have so much respect for their history and culture, and the Piazza Maria Immacolata is one such place that projects it. Located in a lovely neighborhood in Apulia, it offers so much for visitors to see and enjoy. There is a car park and a garden with a statue in the middle which is surrounded by trees. It’s close to Pitagora State Commercial Technical Institute and State Archives Taranto. It is one of the most famous in Taranto, and you should visit as it is one of the most significant landmarks of the city.