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Chiesa di San Matteo

Via Dei Perroni 29, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 245035
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A piece of roman baroque in Lecce

Marvelous baroque facade that seems a piece of Bernini or Borromini in Rome, its curves contrast... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Óscar M
Albacete, Spain
Beautiful church

San Matteo is a wonderful church in the old town of lecce. Both it's inside and outside is... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Victoria S
via mobile
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“baroque style” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
Via Dei Perroni 29, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 245035
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Marvelous baroque facade that seems a piece of Bernini or Borromini in Rome, its curves contrast with the narrow streets aroun it.

Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

San Matteo is a wonderful church in the old town of lecce. Both it's inside and outside is beautiful with a rich history. You can often be lucky and witness a wedding.

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful church and ideal for wedding. 500 years old with excellent atmosfere. The church responsabile are very friendly

Thank Fatjon Q
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This church was unusual with its circular structure and quite beautiful with its barogue style.It was busy when we visited as a wedding was about to commence.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Borromini's style the outside, Apulia baroc the inside, this small church will give you a sense of peace

Thank Lucia R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Incredibile architecture. Beautiful paintings. This place will make you fall in love with the wonderful city of Lecce

Thank Fatjon Q
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Built in the 17th century this church is one of the most spectacular in Lecce thanks to its characteristic baroque style - barocco leccese as they say in Italy. You will find many richly ornamented altars with extraordinary columns and many statues. The facade is...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were ushered in to this church by a big burly man, which we thought was a little odd. Within seconds we observed him demanding money from the people as they were leaving the church. As each person left he was shouting "money on the...More

3  Thank TeamW73
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Like some other churches in Lecce, the architecture is unmissable, however this is arguably the best.

Thank MK13AL
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Puts you off going into the churches in Lecce when people stand around demanding you make a offering. I strongly said no and entered. This church is beautiful. Stand your ground when you go into churches I say. Why should you pay. I wanted to...More

Thank SusanP196
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