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History and teachings
The trulli , limestone dwellings found in the southern region of Puglia, are remarkable examples of drywall (mortarless) construction, a prehistoric building technique still in use in this region. The trulli are made of roughly worked limestone boulders collected from neighbouring fields. Characteristically, they feature pyramidal, domed or conical roofs built up of corbelled limestone slabs.
The trulli of Alberobello represent a dry-stone building tradition, several thousand years old, found across the Mediterranean region. Scattered rural settlements were present in the area of present day Alberobello around one thousand years ago.
They are an outstanding example of a vernacular architectural ensemble that survives within a Historic Urban Landscape context.
recommended for all; general; doesn’t require prior knowledge; accessible; affordable
The Trulli are located in Alberobello, Puglia. Accessible by public transportation. Private guided tours available in different languages. Safety meausures covered.