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Basilica di Santa Croce

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Via Umberto I 3, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside was in scaffolding when we were there, but the inside is still good and interesting. Worth seeing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful baroque church in the centre of historic Lecce, worth popping inside as well to have a look around look at the ceiling when in here!

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful church. Although it’s being renovated, the renovation process is quite interesting. Worth a visit!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I visited this church several years ago and it’s ornate exterior made it my favorite in Lecce. Unfortunately, it is being restored and is completely covered up. Taking the long view, once restored it will be amazing. The interior is less spectacular and more ordinary,...More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have been in Lecce many times over the last two decades. Santa Croce is always under restoration. Is there an official date for a full opening? It is interesting that a few lucky ones can see the restoration while ongoing, still the real experience...More

Thank GfromPisa2014
Reviewed 1 August 2018

All exterior part with splendid barocco luccese now is closed for maintanence works. Insight it is possible to see many capellas with altarpieces and pictures of local artists. The charch was built at 16 century when the old one was destroyed for building of the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful baroque church in the center of historic Lecce. Be sure to check out the inside of the church as well as it's stunning. Hopefully you'll be there when the scaffolding is off. Be sure to stop by.

Thank Always4Travelling
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Great. Unique in the region. Baroque influence apparent. Great spot for people watching! Recommended.

Thank ptg69
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

the church in under reconstruction at the outside. Inside is nice, no “too” overwhelming richdom as you see a lot in catholic churches, but a more modest, and therefore nice, interior.

Thank Leopold M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Basilica di Santa Croce is a Baroque church in Lecce, Apulia, Italy, completed in 1695, designed by Francesco Antonio Zimbalo.

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