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In the historical centre of Poggiardo the visitor can admire the typical case a corte and also the Guarinis' Church of Our Lady of the CaveBaronial Palace , built in the XVIII century on  an ancient XIV-century fortress. This palace is famous above all for a collection of canvasses that is exhibited here. Othere interesting noble residences are Circalone Palace, Zaccaria Palace, Episcopo Palace, Pipini Palace and  Episcopo Villa, that was built at the end of the XIX century. The Mother Church was built in the XVIII century on a XIV-century monument: the fašade is well decorated and it a beautiful portal. Inside there are eight very beautiful altars and valuable canvasses representing holy images. An other monument of historical-artistic interest is the Basilian Crypt of St Mary of the Angels, and it was probably erected before the XI century. In this ancient crypt with nave and two aisles there were some valuable frescos and they are now kept at a Museum in Episcopo Square. The Church of the Madonna of the Cave is a rare example of religious strengthened monument, and it dates back to the XVI century. The Church of the Immaculate was built  in the XVIII century and it is very simple. The protector of Poggiardo is St Anthony  from Padua, that is celebrated solemnly on August 13th.

  

The inhabitants of Poggiardo have two nicknames:  "sardÓri" and "licca viddhanzie"  meaning  "breeders of Sardinians" and "people licking  scale" The former makes reference to the stupidity of the population of Poggiardo while the latter can be explained by an unlikely gossip, according to which during the weekly market the people of this village buy what they need at the end of the market day because  things are cheaper.

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