"The pinnacles" Alberobello Local Custom Tip by sim1

Alberobello Local Customs: 16 reviews and 28 photos


According to some people the pinnacles represent the constructor's signature. Any constructor, indeed, gives it his own signature shape.

According to some experts, Pinnacles join the cult of the sacred stones, or also a representation of the primitive huts' stake cross; some claim that there's a simbolic meaning in the pinnacles,as in the paintings on the cupola.

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  • Updated Jan 24, 2005
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