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San Michele in Foro

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Address: Piazza San Michele, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0583 91991
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Look up at the top of the building to see the amazing sculptures and deco!! On a hot day, it is lovely to go inside and cool down and see the fantastic paintings and look up at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Look up at the top of the building to see the amazing sculptures and deco!! On a hot day, it is lovely to go inside and cool down and see the fantastic paintings and look up at the ceilings to see the architecture...beautiful!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Around every corner in Lucca there is a church and as you enter the square the spectacle takes your breath away. This church was built on the site of the ancient Roman forum and dedicated to St Michael the Archangel. It is worth taking time out to have a coffee at a nearby café just to gaze at the spectacle... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Interesting to see the "faces" outside the church. You can find Cavour, Garibaldi Mazzini, King Vittorio Emanuele 11 along with Dante. It stands in what was the forum. On the right side of the cathedral, recent restoration work had been careful not to remove the graffiti which the market traders scratched over years. The angel's wings are made up of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A really stunning church set in a wonderful Piazza in its own right. The architecture on the outside is amazing and along the bottom side edges there are some great carvings of birds. The inside is nothing short of stunning! with superb art works The facade has many head carvings and if you look at back of the facade you'll... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stunning architecture is found at San Michele in Foro! This beauty seems to be the center of Lucca, a great meeting place! Would have loved to hear Mass in this ancient building!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This Roman Catholic Church is impressive in many ways. Check out the heads on each column. You will find Columbus and other Italian explorers, politicians and historians.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

San Michele is a pit stop for lunch. If you like people watching it is the place to be and enjoy a light lunch

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lively area with a choice of cafes. an artist painting by mouth daily . you can buy his work. and a Roman soldier who stands completely still in the heat . If you pay him and want to take his photo he will oblige.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This church has it's impact from the outside but it is very pretty on the inside. It is a good landmark and meeting place plus there is a great gelato place on one corner of the square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is said that in Lucca are 100 churches.I don't know if is true or not but this is one of the biggest and also one of the most beautiful,for sure.An wonderful facade with a lot of columns and a statue representing an angel on the top.It looks similar with Lucca's cathedral.

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Address: Piazza San Michele, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0583 91991
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca

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