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Walking along via Vittorio Emanuele from piazza del duomo to piazza Sant'Oronzo, one passes close by the side of Convento dei Teatini and one can easily ignore the adjoining chiesa di Sant'Irene despite its sizeable bulk.
Indeed, as you see the gourmet grocery store, turn...More
Outside this looks as though it has a nice understated attractiveness. However, once inside Inside this is very much baroque ugliness. Whilst you cannot fault the skill and craftsmanship which has gone into the building, its all very much about the power of tge church...More
The Church of St. Irene was built by the project of Francesco Grimaldi, from 1591 to 1639. The Church was built traditionally in the form of a Latin cross. The Church is famous for the fact that the plebiscite for the entry of Lecce into...More
Beautiful church inside with lovely ceiling and paintings still an active church and much visited by locals and tourists. Built in to a design by Theatine Francesco Grimaldi and finished in 1639. There are many good paintings including one by Tiso 'Transport of the Ark'...More