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It appears to be closed all the time!

I managed to see the church outside only as it was closed and during my 5-days stay in Lucca I have... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
London, United Kingdom
White marble with red brick

The church is also known as Santa Maria Bianca due to its facade made of white marble. It is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rijeka, Croatia
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“White marble with red brick”
20 Jul 2017
“Pleasant surprise”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The church is also known as Santa Maria Bianca due to its facade made of white marble. It is a Romanesque style Catholic church with a bell tower that was added in the early 17th century. The building was modeled as a copy of the...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We happened upon this little gem while walking around and stopped to enjoy the view. One of many beautiful ones in the city.

Thank Katrina O
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This beautiful place is one that I will want to visit every time we are in Italy! Lucca is truly amazing, every turn of a corner presents one with yet another wonderful sight! The marble facade of this church is truly stunning, the plaza that...More

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I managed to see the church outside only as it was closed and during my 5-days stay in Lucca I have never seen it open. This church was built in the 12th century outside the gates, hence the name, with a Pisan-style facade. It was...More

Thank niki101
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Beautiful painted ceilings and several holy relics from saints, if you're into that. I found it very welcoming but not overly gorgeous compared to others in Italy

Thank Tiff B
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This is not an exciting Piazza as it's usually full of cars. they have an ancient column and cafe calle La Colonna with does good coffee and he has the best Pastries we tried of many. It is a main entrance point coming in via...More

Thank ScambusterSZ
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Actually, the correct spelling is Forisportam - outside the gate. It is now in a square within the city walls, but in Roman times, when the city walls covered about one quarter of the present historic city centre, it wasn't.

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