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Colonna della giustizia
Ranked #18 of 141 things to do in Bari
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Read now on TripAdvisor what the column is about. Almost did not notice it, and it's actually a pretty cool thing. Could use an information plaque.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vladimir1998
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Found in one corner at the far end of Piazza Mercantile. The age of the column and lion are evident from the worn surfaces. People seem to climb on the lion's back to take selfies and generally fool around. Had to wait for a while to get a photo of the debtor's column which is up a couple of steps.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Dating back to 16th century, this historical artifact depicts where insolvent debtors used to be punishment. One of the many wonders of Bari

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David B
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Dating back to 16th century, this column - accompanied by a figure of a lion - was a place where insolvent debtors used to be exposed for punishment by public humiliation.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KrisD_pl
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Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Date of experience: October 2018
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