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Chiesa di San Matteo

Via Dei Perroni 29, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 245035
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A piece of roman baroque in Lecce

Marvelous baroque facade that seems a piece of Bernini or Borromini in Rome, its curves contrast... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Óscar M
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Albacete, Spain
Beautiful church

San Matteo is a wonderful church in the old town of lecce. Both it's inside and outside is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Victoria S
via mobile
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“baroque style” (2 reviews)
“barocco” (3 reviews)
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Via Dei Perroni 29, 73100, Lecce, Italy
CONTACT
+39 0832 245035
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Marvelous baroque facade that seems a piece of Bernini or Borromini in Rome, its curves contrast with the narrow streets aroun it.

Thank Óscar M
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

San Matteo is a wonderful church in the old town of lecce. Both it's inside and outside is beautiful with a rich history. You can often be lucky and witness a wedding.

Thank Victoria S
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful church and ideal for wedding. 500 years old with excellent atmosfere. The church responsabile are very friendly

Thank Fatjon Q
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This church was unusual with its circular structure and quite beautiful with its barogue style.It was busy when we visited as a wedding was about to commence.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Borromini's style the outside, Apulia baroc the inside, this small church will give you a sense of peace

Thank Lucia R
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Incredibile architecture. Beautiful paintings. This place will make you fall in love with the wonderful city of Lecce

Thank Fatjon Q
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Built in the 17th century this church is one of the most spectacular in Lecce thanks to its characteristic baroque style - barocco leccese as they say in Italy. You will find many richly ornamented altars with extraordinary columns and many statues. The facade is...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were ushered in to this church by a big burly man, which we thought was a little odd. Within seconds we observed him demanding money from the people as they were leaving the church. As each person left he was shouting "money on the...More

3  Thank TeamW73
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Like some other churches in Lecce, the architecture is unmissable, however this is arguably the best.

Thank MK13AL
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Puts you off going into the churches in Lecce when people stand around demanding you make a offering. I strongly said no and entered. This church is beautiful. Stand your ground when you go into churches I say. Why should you pay. I wanted to...More

Thank SusanP196
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