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Basilica di S. Giovanni Battista al Rosario

via Giuseppe Libertini, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 308540
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This is the place to go with a guide

Lovely time, tranquil, great pulpit, grandiose paintings exterior is ornate, history is... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
23vaneet
,
Manchester
Big And Old And Under Renovation

The church was a renovation site but tale a walk around the church which extends beyond Porto... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Oldjack
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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  • Very good43%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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30 Sep 2017
“This is the place to go with a guide”
4 Jun 2017
“Big And Old And Under Renovation”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
via Giuseppe Libertini, 73100, Lecce, Italy
CONTACT
+39 0832 308540
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Lovely time, tranquil, great pulpit, grandiose paintings exterior is ornate, history is unbelievable, there is sense of reverence in this basilica

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The church was a renovation site but tale a walk around the church which extends beyond Porto Rudiae and you will find it enclosed by high walls but you can see its size. behind the church outside of the old town you will see some...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

It's under renovations but it's still lovely to see the magnificent architecture , all off lecce is great history worth the travel to see .

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

The profusion of amazing architectural achievements in Lecce is so profound and varied almost overwhelmingly that a Basilica di San Giovanni Battista-so outstanding a structure- doesn't get the isolated attention it truly deserves. Lecce needs a full week as a base to begin to be...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This building is just one of many attractive ones in Lecce, and one of several churches. It is full of artectural detail and almost incredible precision in the sculpturing both inside and outside. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lecce seems to have a beautiful church on almost every corner - I think there are 26 in the centre alone - but this is one of the best, with superb stone carvings and paintings. Definitely one of the best places to start your tour...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

The church is centrally located and there are quite a lot of visitors. But you can see it at ease because it is not very crowded. I liked a lot some altars inside.

Thank Rosario_it
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

Incredible detail inside & out, Lecce was an architectural revelation and this building was our first encounter with Lecce's magic, well worth visiting.

Thank kombuis777
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

It took us four visits before we found this lovely church open, and then our enjoyment was cut short when we were thrown out by a miserable man at 10.45 in the morning. The opening times of the churches in Lecce are a mystery.

Thank gianlorenzo
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