Italy - The Trulli of Alberobello

"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." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Multi-view of Alberobello mailed from Italy. Thanks to PC of Malaysia who was visiting.



Postcard 2
Alberobello (Ba) Caratteristici Trulli, Perla di Puglia. Two nice stamps used. Thanks to Silvia of Italy.




Postcard 3 
Multi-view of Alberobello with unique conical roofs. Thanks to Jackie of USA who visited Alberobello and bought this postcard.

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