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Address: Via Umberto I 3, 73100, Lecce, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 0832 241957
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09:00 - 12:00
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US$70.17*
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Baroque Lecce Walking Tour
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US$48.58*
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Discovering Lecce Walking Tour with Pasticciotto Tasting
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Private Tour: Lecce Guided Walking Tour

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Wonderful place! The architecture is breathtaking. Inside, the atmosphere was serene. We will visit this place again!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place! The architecture is breathtaking. Inside, the atmosphere was serene. We will visit this place again!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior baroque work is the reason the basilica is famous. The construction of the Basilica of the Holy Cross began in 1353, then halted until middle of the 16th century and was finally completed at the end of 17th century. The facade has six columns, large rose window and large number of animals and grotesque figures. Inside it's still... More 

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Europe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful ancient church in Leece, this town has several and especially two excellent churches that are well worth the stop. This is one of them, worth a visit if you are in town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Beautiful facade. Under renovation. With restaurants, bars, hotels close by. Very romantic surounding in the evening.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were lucky that we stayed at the Palazzo Persone, a hotel almost adjacent to the Basilica. Opening your eyes to such an external beauty makes your day outstanding from the start.And to add to all that there is some live music in the mornings by a mobile artist.Just watch the lace facade and listen to the music.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lecce, is a famous destination in the south part of Italy. A baroque city with a historic centre full of it's distinctive Lecce’s architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning cathedral and a must see if you're in Lecce!! We wish that the scaffolding hadn't been up but it hardly takes away from the beauty!!

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seattle, wa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Don't miss this amazing Basilica. The facade is quirky and whimsical with some eye popping stone carvings. It's a religious shrine that celebrates God's creations in all its forms.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fascinating place. Beautiful works of art. The outside was wonderful also. Could spend hours looking around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lecce is all about baroque and this is a good example. Note the exterior especially. This was across from our hotel and on the outer limits of the old city. A Jewish museum is also on this square but we didn't have time to visit.

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