Small entrance fee, worth it! Lots of beautiful paintings, sculptures, marble, history. Wasn't so keen on the mummified corpse of st zita. Whole visit was memorable
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This is a wonderful old church in Lucca. Very pleasant visit, uncrowded like some of the more well known churches in Rome and Florence. Worth the small entry fee.
The mosaic fascia on the front of this church is a small taste of the charm that you will discover when you enter this church. The amazing light and the beautiful frescos are inviting and calming. A beautiful church well worth visiting.
We went inside and paid for an admission ticket to look around the beautiful church. Glad we took the time to explore while in Lucca.
This absolutely stunning basilica was the first cathedral in Lucca and was patronised by the wealthy and influential Medici family. If you think it's impressive from the outside - wait till you get inside - we thought it was jaw dropping and knocked the spots...More
We had just arrived in Lucca and were admiring the beautiful mosaics on the front of the Basilica of San Frediano when the corner of my eye caught movement and I managed to take a snap of this unusual object with my iPhone. It quickly...More
The Romanesque Basilica of San Frediano is about 1000 years old but its beautiful golden mosaic was added in the 14th century.
Another beautiful basilica - the inside not as spectacularly decorated as later churches so it was helpful to see what these churches were like pre renaissance
This can be in contention as most photogenic tower, that is the bell-housing structure of the San Frediano Church. Viewed from any of its sides, it commands attention for visitors walking through the walls of Lucca. It`s a wonderful backdrop for taking a souvenir shot...More
The best way to see all of the major sites, and come away with true feeling for this marvelous city is to take a guided tour (at least three hours) with a professional tour guide. Having used personal guided tours the world-over, Wanda Martinelli is...More