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Duomo di Lecce

Piazza Duomo, 73100 Lecce, Italy
39-0832682312
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Ranked #3 of 34 Attractions in Lecce
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Lovely, well worth a visit, very beautiful carvings and statues. Small compared with other Cathedrals we have visited in Italy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The Duomo is located in a beautiful baroque square, only accessible through a quite narrow space between two buildings. The peculiarity of the Church is its "fake facade" that gives you the illusion to be entering by the principal door of the church.. and once you're in, you realize you actually entered from a secondary door.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

An astounding building both inside, outside and underneath. I was suffering post traumatic church disorder by the time I got here, however, it is such a dramatic building I was completely recovered by the time I left. The crypt is a highlight.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The duomo was a little disappointing when compared to the other baroque churches in Lecce and other duomo's in Italy generally having visited many before, yet it retained a quaint charm and sits within the piazza well. Definitely worth a visit on a tour of Lecce.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Looks wonderful at night for photos very impressive. In June not too crowded and it is tucked away so go to tourist info to get local street plan

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Visiting the Duomo of Lecce is a must for discerning visitors. Easy access for all, the Duomo and square is full of great architectural gems.

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Izola, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The cathedral with a bell tower and the surrounding square is monument to visit very interesting, as it offers a very impressive scenic view. Visit the square at night, when lights are turned on. It gets even more suggestive.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Of course, you can't miss it while you are in this lovely baroque town...but pay special attention to the absolute unique 'moon and sun' design on the cathedral wall - I never saw it before (besides, I was in 50 or so Italian towns)

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This area is known for there works with Paper Mâché! They really look like works done in wood. The hands, feet and head are done of clay and threat of Paper.

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preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The duomo is in the most amazing square, a must for an evening visit as when it is dark it takes on a magical atmosphere. The Duomo itself is certainly worth a visit.

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