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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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Baroque Beauty

Both the outside facade and inside architecture are truly amazing. This basilica is undergoing some renovation on the outside but we could still see the beautiful baroque details.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MaryDiSalvo
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the outside facade and inside architecture are truly amazing. This basilica is undergoing some renovation on the outside but we could still see the beautiful baroque details.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church both inside and out. Amazing examples of the leccesse stone work and baroque architecture.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exuberantly baroque and beautiful crown of Lecce’s Centro Storico. Take the time to admire the intricate and detailed carvings.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing sight! The restoration is going well and the Basilica looks stunning. This is worth a trip in its own right as incredible example of Baroque. Could have spent hours looking at the facade alone. An absolute highlight of Lecce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

WOW WOW amazing and gorgeous, smaller but really over the top and easy walk from any part of town you must see it, great restaurants nearby

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful church. The outside is amazingly ornate. We were wowed by seeing this church, however the scaffolding which has been in place for ages remains! If photography is your thing, you'll be a little disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is my other favorite site in Lecce. The architecture is gorgeous. Also the interior is beautiful. It was lovely to keep passing in front to see it at different times of the day in different light. It's a pity there was a bit of scaffolding on the outside since they are fixing part of it

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Tirana, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Amazing outside and inside ! one of the most beautiful places in the old town a must see for every tourist

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

You can't believe all this artistic work in locale stone, how great inspiration hides inside its core. The famous rosetta is still a wonder of human's capacity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Baroque art dominates Puglia's art, Santa Crocce may be considered the pinnacle of it. The delicate marble mosaic that cover almost every inch of the church is just amazing.

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