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Alberobello: Stepping into a Story Book

Alberobello: Stepping into a Story Book

If ‘Snow White and Seven Dwarfs’ was to be based in Italy, Alberobello’s Zona dei Trulli would have been the ideal place. White-washed, conical-roofed houses aka ‘Trulli’ look like they have been purpose built for our special characters. Stories behind the Trulli are no less interesting. While lack of timber for construction and abundance of limestone in the region are the ones frequently cited, the one that takes the cake is about the design being a way to wriggle around…

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