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1 Aug 2018
“A gates of 18 century”
14 Sep 2017
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Piazza Italia, incrocio Via Marino Brancaccio, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The gates was built at 1774 year and has a statue of the saint. It is an entrance to the old city of Lecce The building style is barocco leccese. The castle located near the gate.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank libius2018
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Beautiful and once passed under you are on a very nice storic center. An amazing spanish storic center, not like Andaluzia but like Castilla. I wasn't prepared for the surprise and that made me go back on time to remember the Kingdom of 2 Secilias....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maria Eugénia M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was an impressive gate that had been well maintained and was apparently rebuilt in 1774, It can be found at the end of Via del Peroni.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Walked through Porta Biagio every time we walked from our apartment nearby, into the historical centre and it never failed to impress. The 1774 gate features the coat of arms of Ferdinand IV of Bourbon in the centre, flanked by the City of Lecce’s coat...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

One of the three city gates to historical part of Lecce. Constructed in 18th century. Not so huge as Porta Napoli but still impressive. Dedicated to St Blais whose figure is presented on the top of the 17 metres high gate.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Impressive old port to the city of Lecce. It's also nowadays trance to the old streets of beautiful Lecce.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lucacW9787ZT
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Not the most popular entrance to the baroque centre but is very well restored in its Baroque decoration and a popular destination with night life seekers. Very nice lighting at night too.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 30 August 2015

When you travel around in Italy, you keep admire Italians that they keep historical building, monuments etc... as it had built centuries ago. Porta San Biagio is the same. I could not believe how it was beautiful and it was kept beautifully and it is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Burak E
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