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Duomo di Lecce, Lecce

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Constructed in 1144 and remodeled in 1659, Duomo di Lecce lies in the heart of the city upon a wide plaza. Admire the cathedral's Baroque architecture and the different details on each facade; the second entrance features statues of saints. Look for the 12 altars in the nave, as well as the religious paintings throughout the wooden interior. Step to the piazza outside to see bell tower. Check online if you're interested in the Duomo's religious services. To visit Duomo di Lecce on your holiday in Lecce, and find out what else Lecce has to offer, use our Lecce trip itinerary planner.
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  • Piazza bella bella and bella at all hours of the day. You cannot but visit this Pearl of the Baroque. Obligatory.
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  • As mentioned above the town to visit, stroll in the historic and beautiful ... very clean and organized. After 19 you see around many young.
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  • When reached from Lecce train station and walk through the maze of the old town and impressed! In the blue sky of Italy white Baroque building de-NG and... "solemnity of word" will freeze up the whole body in situ.
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  • Visit Lecce? This cathedral is a must. Located at a beautiful square. The inside of the church is just to much to describe, just check out all the beautiful details.
  • Magnificent piazza
  • Nice baroque.
  • Lecce Cathedral is consecrated to St. Oronzo, who is said to have been brought to faith St Paul himself. Faith will take him to Greece and Rome, where Christians at that time were persecuted for their beliefs. San Oronzo will be beheaded. Bishop Pappacuta will restore the Cathedral is no longer able to contain all the faithful. Accomplice a crash that danneggìo the Duomo and campanile, the structures were redesigned in Baroque style. Until the end of 1500, the town didn't have a decided artistic style recognizable. He became an emblem of the Baroque that permeated completely, and "Lecce like no other Italian city now has only one so visible style" Berkeley. The stone made this possible. Soft as wax just pulled out, allowed artists to shape it easily as only the Greeks did, which even they lived here centuries ago. Exposed to air then becomes hard as travertine, and unchangeable throughout the centuries, in his candour in the light of the sunset as Amber marble Candide. As in Rome the facades of Lecce are adorned with columns, pillars, vases of flowers, animals and details. Even smaller houses are tasteful, with balconies, ballotoi, columns and capitals. Lecce seals over time infinite beauty. A Baroque beauty
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  • Of town I've seen a lot, but the beauty of Lecce is unique. The city of Lecce called the Florence of the South is a impressionamente beauty, combined with the availability and kindness of the locals. A must see, armed with good will and a great camera or video camera to bring you a piece of this city with you. I guarantee that it will remain in your heart
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