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Canne della Battaglia

Canne, Barletta, Italy
+39 0883 510993
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Canne della Battaglia Archaeological Ruins Guided Tour
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“battle” (7 reviews)
“hill” (5 reviews)
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Canne, Barletta, Italy
+39 0883 510993
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was very happily surprised with this museum (with free entrance)! One of the most important battles of antiquity is brilliantly remembered. The museum hosts archeological findings from the long history of the town of Cannae, before and after the battle. Then a 3D movie...More

Thank Antonio I
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It is extremely interesting to visit what remains of the citadel of Cannae, built on the rock overlooking the field of the famous battle fought during the second Punic war. The new antiquarium built next to the citadel has some very interesting archeological finds and...More

Thank Viridiana2012
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Took a long time driving round to find this site to find that they are doing it up so it is not open at the moment,even though the sign outside clearly states that it is open. I am sure it would have been great if...More

Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We almost didn't find out about this interesting piece of history. The museum we wanted to visit was closed so while drivin back to our hotel we saw a traffic sign for canne and decided to go for it. We were not dissapointed. Free for...More

Thank frels
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The site is kinda hard to reach, lost in the beautiful Puglia's land: atop of an hill relics of medieval/roman Cannae await you to walk into. There's a museum where volunteers will guide you thru, but IMHO is the view from the monumental column (of...More

1  Thank Burlone76
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The hill behind the museum has been occupied since Magna Grecia, so the ruins on top span the period from then until the Middle Ages. From the top you can see the river in the valley to the north. Beyond the river is the site...More

Thank rondi3
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This is worth a visit, the site had marvelous views and wonderful ancient ruins, has a great museum, but unfortunately in the museum there are no translation in english. But there are (despite earlier review) mentions of the battle of Hannibal in 216BC, and pictures...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2015

It is obvious that people who visit this remote spot are there to see the place where in 216 BC Hannibal inflicted the largest defeat ever on a Roman army. However, when you arrive at the spot there isn’t any indication where you can find...More

1  Thank Robert d
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We visited the Canne della Battaglia today. If you are using a GPS it should be recorded as a historical landmark rather than a destination. There is a small information centre with exhibits and entry was free to the site even though the signs outside...More

2  Thank avidtraveller195
Reviewed 31 July 2014

They discovered this Roman site only about decade ago and not all is uncovered. Not very promoted and not many visitors. Good oportunity to move to encient times in peace. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Janez Z
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