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The Trulli House or Trullo House is a house in the Murge area of the Italian region of Apulia or Puglia. It can found in severasl towns like Alberobello, Locorotondo, Fasano, Cisternino, Martina Franca and Ceglie Messapica. The house built without using any cement or mortar and used as dwellings or storehouses. The conical roof are constructed by an inner layer of limestone boulders and capped by a keystone, and then the outer layer are limestone slabs to ensuring that the structure is watertight.

In Alberobello, in the top of the house there is a symbol painted on it. Some symbol are planetary symbols, the malocchio (evil eye), a star and crescent, the cross, a heart, or quite a few others. To provide a cool environment, the wall of the house designed as thick walls. Each roof have a room under it. The house with more than one room can be determined using the amount of the roof.

Tags: Alberobello, Building, design, Fasano, House, Martina Franca, structure, Trullo,