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This is one of many Cathedrals we visited during our visit to Puglia and it is quite something, very ornate and so much detail. Take a pews and admire the craftsmanship, stain glass windows and paintings. Can get very busy with tour groups therefore an...More
Lecce is one of the most beautiful baroque city, along with Roma and Noto. Particularly, the Duomo of Lecce is one of the jewels of the baroque architecture.
Moreover, the city is safe and clean. People are helpful, kind and pleasant.
We can just regret...More
As one enters the piazza through its only access from via Vittorio Emanuele, the cattedrale (or rather its unusual main entrance 'false' facade on the northern flank of the nave) immediately draws the eye - to be exact it is the highly ornamental central section....More
OMG! Is this really true? It feels like an dream comming true; the full square is very big and stunning;and walking around here at night feels like you are walking in an true panting that can easily be hanging in the Louvre. Must see.
The interior of this building is of high quality craftsmanship. However, the overall effect is of uglineess
. It's far too overdone to be called a beautiful building. Some aspects such as the ceiling are good, but just over the top for decent effect.
Inside the church there is a lot of elegance a lot of art which is a delight for the eye and an incentive for those who come to pray.
We spent some time admiring the paintings and the archtecture and left with a kind of...More
It’s quite an experience to visit though not being a catholic I’m sure it doesn’t have the same meaning. The building though is quite something, very ornate and so much detail. One could sit on the pews and keep seeing different things. It was good...More