We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

San Michele in Foro

Piazza San Michele, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 91991
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman forum” (11 reviews)
“st michael” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Piazza San Michele, 55100, Lucca, Italy
CONTACT
Website
+39 0583 91991
Ways to Experience San Michele in Foro
from US$11,60
More Info
from US$117,30
More Info
from US$170,30
More Info
from US$109,10
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (1 121)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"beautiful church"
in 40 reviews
"roman forum"
in 11 reviews
"st michael"
in 6 reviews
"impressive facade"
in 6 reviews
"catholic basilica"
in 3 reviews
"street musicians"
in 3 reviews
"lovely square"
in 5 reviews
"marble columns"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"gelato"
in 9 reviews
"old church"
in 5 reviews
"people watch"
in 5 reviews
"bell tower"
in 4 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 3 reviews
"walled city"
in 4 reviews
"cafes"
in 21 reviews
"statue"
in 14 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Honestly, I prefer it to the Duomo. The church is lovely, and the entry is free. The outside is also stunning.

Thank tatasz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 ages of building. go down to see the roman baths and ruins. look at the dome from another era. worth a visit and cheap to do so

Thank WallaceBluemonday
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Michele, Lucca, Italy - Anyone visiting this place can marvel at the scale and intensity of the Church of San Michele. This massive Roman Catholic basilica is built over an original Roman forum. It is dedicated to Archangel Michael. The construction of the Church...More

Thank John R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of many in the city but by far the most impressive as the outside façade is stunning. Nothing special about the inside as there are far more beautiful in Italy like in Florence. Still a definite must see if visiting Lucca though,...More

Thank Jake_Tommasi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church built 1200 years ago with an impressive facade on the style of Pisa and an excellent interior which can be visit for free during the opening. The church is on a lovely square with cafe, restaurants and shops.

Thank marcopolo111
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful church dates back to the 8th century, with the crypt added in the 11th century and other work completed in the 13th century. The marble is stunning and the exterior elements are beautiful. Inside the space has three distinct naves and chapels with...More

Thank kwagmeister
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the many churches in Lucca. The main attraction is the facade which is excellent. Inside the church is not so nice as some other churches in Italy.

Thank 545medva
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful on the outside and inside, though the inside isn't anything you wouldn't have seen in churches before if you've visited some. However it is still definitely worth going inside just to see the body of a saint that is on display at the head...More

Thank RangeR
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really big focal point of Lucca. Narrow streets nearby are fun to explore. Lots of little bars, restaurants and gelato places

Thank murray_towers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is gorgeous and the outside architecture is amazing!!! There is a corpse in a see through sarcophagus!

Thank Josh B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Lucca
Piccolo Hotel Puccini
272 reviews
.08 km away
Antica Residenza dell'Angelo
100 reviews
.09 km away
Relais San Lorenzo
242 reviews
.18 km away
Alla Corte Degli Angeli
714 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Forno a vapore Amedeo Giusti
232 reviews
.02 km away
La Tana del Boia
2 129 reviews
.06 km away
Pizzeria da Felice
905 reviews
.06 km away
I Gelati di Piero
153 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Casa della Befana
18 reviews
.08 km away
Torre delle Ore
602 reviews
.08 km away
Piazza Napoleone
425 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from San Michele in Foro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit