Hotel Excelsior Bari

Hotel Excelsior Bari


Via G. Petroni, 15
70124 Bari


+39080 556 4366


info@excelsiorbari.it

We are in a strategic position,
in the center of Bari

Margherita Theater

Built between 1912 and 1914 in the bend of the old port on pillars grounded in the sea, with a structure designed in Liberty-style. The opening of the Theatre, called Kursaal Margherita, took place in the evening of the 22th August 1914 with a selected variety programme including the best shows of Cafè-chantant and various attractions. In the second half of the 1920s the addition of the attic of walking builded by the “Circolo della Vela” beneath the theatre and the following fill of the seafront, Margherita theatre left the building suspended construction on the water of the sea. Now the theatre is separated from the sea.

Petruzzelli Theatre

Petruzzelli Theatre is the main theatre of Bari and the fourth largest in Italy. It is located in the centre of the Apulian capital. The theatre opened on the 14th February 1903 with Les Huguenots of Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Since the first theatrical seasons the theater hosted great artists as Beniamino Gigli, Mario Del Monaco, Alfredo Kraus, Renata Tebaldi, Tito Schipa, Renato Bruson, Pietro Mascagni, who directed one of his works, and Herbert Von Karajan.
As “Politeama” the programme of Petruzzelli Theatre ranged from the different genres of performance apart from opera: musicals, ballets and big concerts were staged.
Great italian and international artists performed on the stage of Petruzzelli Theatre: Wanda Osiris, Totò, Nino Taranto, Macario, Joséphine Baker, Lucio Battisti, Claudio Baglioni, Milva, Rudolf Nureyev, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Liza Minnelli, Juliette Gréco, Eduardo De Filippo, Dario Fo, Riccardo Muti, Carla Fracci, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli, Rajna Kabaivanska, Piero Cappuccilli, Cecilia Gasdia, Giorgio Gaber and many others.

Petruzzelli Theatre

Petruzzelli Theatre is the main theatre of Bari and the fourth largest in Italy. It is located in the centre of the Apulian capital. The theatre opened on the 14th February 1903 with Les Huguenots of Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Since the first theatrical seasons the theater hosted great artists as Beniamino Gigli, Mario Del Monaco, Alfredo Kraus, Renata Tebaldi, Tito Schipa, Renato Bruson, Pietro Mascagni, who directed one of his works, and Herbert Von Karajan.
As “Politeama” the programme of Petruzzelli Theatre ranged from the different genres of performance apart from opera: musicals, ballets and big concerts were staged.
Great italian and international artists performed on the stage of Petruzzelli Theatre: Wanda Osiris, Totò, Nino Taranto, Macario, Joséphine Baker, Lucio Battisti, Claudio Baglioni, Milva, Rudolf Nureyev, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Liza Minnelli, Juliette Gréco, Eduardo De Filippo, Dario Fo, Riccardo Muti, Carla Fracci, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli, Rajna Kabaivanska, Piero Cappuccilli, Cecilia Gasdia, Giorgio Gaber and many others.

Basilica of San Nicola

The Pontifical Basilica of Saint Nicola in the heart of old city of Bari, is one of the most significant examples of Apulian romanesque architecture.
The Basilica of Saint Nicola is a Pontifical Basilica, namely the affiliation to a certain religious order lies to the Vatican.
This new legal status dates back to 1929 (Lateran Treaty), when the Italian State gaining all the properties of the Basilica, relinquished to “palatinità” (direct management of the King over the life of the clergy) and flowed the Holy See in this juridisction.
In 1951, ending the institution of the chapter of canons which served in the church from the first half of the XII century, the Basilica was assigned to the Domenican order that still celebrates the Masse with particular attention ecumenical aspect.

Monuments, shopping streets, restaurants and one of the promenades
most beautiful in Italy just a few minutes walk from our hotel.