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Basilica di Santa Croce

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Address: Via Umberto I, 3 | C/O Parrocchia SS. Trinita - Lecce, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0832 241957
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a beutiful church

baroc style church very big with nice seiling and a great acoustic !!! I was fortunate to Communion on Saturday night !!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

baroc style church very big with nice seiling and a great acoustic !!! I was fortunate to Communion on Saturday night !!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lit at night it is so unbelievable detailed and crafted. Looks just incredible. You can stand and look for a long time and discover new motives . We loved it. It is at the very end of the old city.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Unbelievable baroque façade, you could spend hours just to discover and enjoy the details. The interior is more sedate, the additions to its well-proportioned structure by the baroque altars I found a bit tiring. A must see in this lovely city.

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como
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

better concentrate and get a local guide to let you understand on the exteriors statues and ornaments

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Denham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The basilica is lovely, but if you get a chance return to visit it at night. The buildings are up lit and are quite spectacular. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of a wedding as it is a popular place to make photos.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

One of the nicest all over Italy. Exterior wall sculptures are very impressive. Dim lighting in the church does not override the decorative beauty.

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A delicious example of "Baroque" of Lecce. Maybe external are more beautifill than interior, but absolutely to see it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Beautiful example of the incredible, Baroque style of the city. Unfortunately, the facade is under restoration so obscured somewhat by scaffolding - oh well, it has to be done!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is one of the many outstanding Baroque churches in Lecce. The facade of this one has many unusual and fanciful creatures. We visited both in the morning and in the late afternoon to note the difference in natural light. Like most everywhere in that region, the church is closed midday. Make sure to adjust your plans accordingly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The churches in Lecce are renowned for their over-the top architectural decoration, but this one beats the lot. It's got to be seen to be believed. Well worth a special visit.

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