Mesagne is a town of Messapian origin with a number of interesting Baroque churches. To mention the Church of Santa Maria in Betlem, built in 1738, the Collegiate Church, built between 1650 and 1660 enriched with relief statues positioned in niches. Among other churches the Dell'Annunziata, the Sant'Andrea and the Santa Maria Mother Domini.
The Town Hall, once a Celestine convent, houses the Civic Museum with finds from a nearby necropolis and Latin epigraphs.
The Castle of Mesagne is of Norman origin, destroyed by the Saracens and rebuilt by Manfred who provided a tower and a moat. The castle retains today a square tower and a Renaissance loggia.
Mesagne tourist information
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