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Bari Images

Here are more images from the Basilica di San Nicolas in Bari, Italy. Some show the Basilica; others, the Festival of the Translation of the Nicholas Relics in May; and some, images of Nicholas found in and around the Basilica. For other views, see: Saint in Bari, Festival of the Translation of the Relics, A Pilgrim's Experience, the Gazetteer or search "Bari" in the Gallery.

Like nearly all images on the site, these are clickable for a larger view.

Basilica San Nicola di Bari
Basilica San Nicola di Bari
Bari, Italy
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani
Used by permission
Russian Orthodox St Nicholas Statue across piazza from the Basilica
Russian Orthodox St Nicholas Statue in Basilica piazza
Photo: J Rosenthal
Russian Orthodox St Nicholas Statue
Russian Orthodox statue, installed 2003
Photo: J Rosenthal
Stone bas relief carving
East facade: 14th century bas relief, showing scenes of Nicholas' life
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Side aisle view
12th century interior
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
The Nave
The Nave
Postcard, Basilica Pontifica di Bari, used by permission
Ciborium
12th century Ciborium
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
St Nicholas Reliquary
Reliquary with May Festisval flowers
Photo: J Rosenthal
Silver altar, side chapel
17th century Silver Altar in side chapel
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Painting San Nicola
San Nicola "Nero", 17th-18th century painting
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Statue and official party on boat
May Festival: statue coming in from the day at sea
Photo: J Rosenthal
Painting in procession
May Festival: painting in procession to Basilica after day at sea
Photo: G Michel
Statue carried in crowds
May Festival: Statue in procession to go out to sea
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Fleet of boats with the statue going to sea
Festival of San Nicola, patron of the sea
Boats with the "Amerigo Vespucci"
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Lighted statue with flowers
May Festival: Procession back to Cathedral
Photo: J Rosenthal
Ornate, gilded ceiling
17th century ceiling of nave (by Carlo Rosa)
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Arches in Crypt
The Crypt, 11th century
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Byzantine icon in crypt
Byzantine icon (14th century) near tomb
Photo: J Rosenthal
San Nicolas with book and gold balls
Pulpit detail
Photo: J Rosenthal
Virgin Mary with Child Jesus and Saints
Painting of the Virgin and Child with Saints
Photo: J Rosenthal
Nicholas rescuing sailor and ship
S. Nicola Patron of the Sea, 9th Centenary of the Translation (1087-1987)
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Nicholas calming the sea
Ex voto from a Serbian pilgrim, 9th centenary of the Translation (1087-1987)
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Icon with scenes of Nicholas' life
Icon of San Nicola
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani
Detail: Head of Nicholas
St. Nicholas' icon, given by Serbian Orthodox Tsar, 1327
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission
Icon in burgundy
San Nicola, detail from Triptych by Rico da Candia, 1451
Photo: Centro Studi Nicolaiani, used by permission

For other views, see: Saint in Bari, Festival of the Translation of the Relics, A Pilgrim's Experience, the Gazetteer or search "Bari" in the Gallery.

Translation Monument in San Giorgio

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