"Side trip to Alberobello" Monopoli Things to Do Tip by Ewingjr98

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  Trulli Huts along the Adriatic
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  • Trulli Huts along the Adriatic - Monopoli
      Trulli Huts along the Adriatic
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  • Area around Alberobello - Monopoli
      Area around Alberobello
    by Ewingjr98

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Alberobello boasts numerous unique "Trulli" style stone huts. With its origins in prehistoric times, trulli huts have survived to be functional buildings of modern times. Not only is this area a World Heritage Site, it is also a significant tourist attraction of southeastern Italy. Some claim the stone houses originated from the time when permanent dwellings were taxed.... as stone huts with no mortar, these Trulli could easily be torn down and rebuilt.

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  • Written Nov 11, 2005
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