Alberobello the “Town of Trulli” Private Day Tour from Rome

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Alberobello is a place to visit, above all because of the trulli, made of the local stone. Trulli is a word that derives from the Greek “tholos” (trans: “dome”), the typical shape of the buildings. Each whitewashed “trullo” is built with a lime or cement, and it is a piece of furniture that is connected to the kitchen and other rooms. The Trulli were strategically built to throw off the government to hide under the law and evade taxes, so they were meant to look like an uninhabited settlement. For this reason, the Trulls were built without mortar so they could easily be disassembled quickly if needed. Alberobello than anywhere else (more than 1000) and because of this town is now a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Duration: 12 to 14 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Alberobello is a place to visit, above all because of the trulli, made of the local stone. Trulli is a word that derives from the Greek “tholos” (trans: “dome”), the typical shape of the buildings. Each whitewashed “trullo” is built with a lime or cement, and it is a piece of furniture that is connected to the kitchen and other rooms. The Trulli were strategically built to throw off the government to hide under the law and evade taxes, so they were meant to look like an uninhabited settlement. For this reason, the Trulls were built without mortar so they could easily be disassembled quickly if needed. Alberobello than anywhere else (more than 1000) and because of this town is now a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Stop At: I Trulli di Alberobello – World Heritage Site, Alberobello Italy

Alberobello, in the region of Southern Italy, is a strange and picturesque destination, which is becoming an important fixture on travels as well as independent travelers. The small town has been included in the UNESCO world heritage site. Looking like igloos, constructed out of pure stone, the beehive-shape structures, have origins that dates back to the 15th century and maybe older. The trulli, found nowhere else in the world, without any form of plastering, and with a cavity on the top and painted with mystical or religious symbols.

Duration: 6 hours



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