Bari is a fantastic place to visit and all tourists want to take things home to enrich their memories. There are many places to go shopping in Bari, depending on your interests and what you want to buy.
Shopping in Bari
For window shopping or buying gifts, Via de Rossi is a good place to start. It’s a long street located in the new city of Bari. There are many different gift and souvenir shops perfect for taking home. There are also beautiful flower shops that have a nice stock of flowers, plants and cacti. Other shops shops on the street sell artisan pasta and specialty cheeses. For anyone in the market for handmade diaries or notebooks, there are stationery stores on the street. No matter what type of present or knick-knack a shopper is looking for, this is a great area to find it. It’s also a pleasant place for a stroll, as shopkeepers do not pressure to buy.
Buying Clothes and Shoes in Bari
For people looking to buy clothing, shoes or accessories, Corso Vittorio Emanuele or Via Sparano is the place to go. Corso Vittorio Emanuele is the central street in the new town, which leads in the direction of the old town and port. There are large chain stores of international brands on these streets. Bikinis for the beach are cheap as well as essentials for traveling, such as sun lotion and toiletries. Stores in the area stock super-trendy fashions and shoes at excellent prices.
The Borgo Murattiano
This area can be defined as a large open-air set of shops. There is such a variety that almost anything can be found there. Corso Cavour is in this area, with inexpensive stores and outdoor stalls. The shops open at 9:00 and close at 13:00. They reopen at 16:30 and close at 20:30. On Monday mornings and Sundays most of the shops are closed.
Coffee Roasters in Bari
One of the best finds for good coffee is a little shop called Coffee Roaster. The address is Via Pasubio in the Carrasi Zone. It’s a short walk from the Russian Church or can be reached by bus No. 27. The coffee blends are great and the shopkeeper will grind fresh beans in whatever blend or grind requested. They also stock wine and olive oil.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shopping in Bari.