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Address: Via Umberto I 3, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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+39 0832 241957
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Wonderful place! The architecture is breathtaking. Inside, the atmosphere was serene. We will visit this place again!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most important landmarks to visit in Lecce. Again located in the heart of the old town. Must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place! The architecture is breathtaking. Inside, the atmosphere was serene. We will visit this place again!

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The exterior baroque work is the reason the basilica is famous. The construction of the Basilica of the Holy Cross began in 1353, then halted until middle of the 16th century and was finally completed at the end of 17th century. The facade has six columns, large rose window and large number of animals and grotesque figures. Inside it's still... More 

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Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful ancient church in Leece, this town has several and especially two excellent churches that are well worth the stop. This is one of them, worth a visit if you are in town.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Beautiful facade. Under renovation. With restaurants, bars, hotels close by. Very romantic surounding in the evening.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were lucky that we stayed at the Palazzo Persone, a hotel almost adjacent to the Basilica. Opening your eyes to such an external beauty makes your day outstanding from the start.And to add to all that there is some live music in the mornings by a mobile artist.Just watch the lace facade and listen to the music.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lecce, is a famous destination in the south part of Italy. A baroque city with a historic centre full of it's distinctive Lecce’s architecture.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning cathedral and a must see if you're in Lecce!! We wish that the scaffolding hadn't been up but it hardly takes away from the beauty!!

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seattle, wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Don't miss this amazing Basilica. The facade is quirky and whimsical with some eye popping stone carvings. It's a religious shrine that celebrates God's creations in all its forms.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fascinating place. Beautiful works of art. The outside was wonderful also. Could spend hours looking around.

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