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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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Santa Croce

This is a must spot to be visited in Lecce. It will bring you back to the time when people were extremely religious.p

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must spot to be visited in Lecce. It will bring you back to the time when people were extremely religious.p

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Loved this church and the local bars and restaurants - sadly under restoration on the outside whilst there - but still much to admire - and the inside was beautiful - this was my favorite church in Lecce

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The facade is undergoing repairs and is almost completely behind scaffolds. Theinterior is a MUST visit

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Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Unfortunately the facade was under construction when we were there- but the parts we could see were amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Allow half an hour at least to study the facade before you go in. Easy because its closed until 5pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I didn't know stone could be worked this way. The Basicila di Sante Croce is literally full of figures and ornaments cut of of the regional stone. You could study them and the stories behind them for hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I loved this church, there are so many lovely churches in Lecce, it is worth visiting the historic centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Step in and be transported to a fine example of baroque architecture. Nicely restored and the facade has great gargoyles!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The interior of this basilica is covered almost entirely of frescoes from the Renaissance era. If you're heading for Lecce, this is well worth the visit. This kind of art is hard to find in this part of Italy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This a must place to visit if sightseeing in Lecce, at the heart of the historical centre and close to the park is the beautiful and ornate Basilica Di Santa Croce. Historical buildings such as this are part of the culture and life of these ancient cities and only enhance ones experience.

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Additional Information about Basilica di Santa Croce

Address: Address: Via Umberto I, 3 | C/O Parrocchia SS. Trinita - Lecce, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0832 241957
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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