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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful church. Although it’s being renovated, the renovation process is quite interesting. Worth a visit!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this church several years ago and it’s ornate exterior made it my favorite in Lecce. Unfortunately, it is being restored and is completely covered up. Taking the long view, once restored it will be amazing. The interior is less spectacular and more ordinary,...More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in Lecce many times over the last two decades. Santa Croce is always under restoration. Is there an official date for a full opening? It is interesting that a few lucky ones can see the restoration while ongoing, still the real experience...More

Thank GfromPisa2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All exterior part with splendid barocco luccese now is closed for maintanence works. Insight it is possible to see many capellas with altarpieces and pictures of local artists. The charch was built at 16 century when the old one was destroyed for building of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful baroque church in the center of historic Lecce. Be sure to check out the inside of the church as well as it's stunning. Hopefully you'll be there when the scaffolding is off. Be sure to stop by.

Thank Always4Travelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Unique in the region. Baroque influence apparent. Great spot for people watching! Recommended.

Thank ptg69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the church in under reconstruction at the outside. Inside is nice, no “too” overwhelming richdom as you see a lot in catholic churches, but a more modest, and therefore nice, interior.

Thank Leopold M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Basilica di Santa Croce is a Baroque church in Lecce, Apulia, Italy, completed in 1695, designed by Francesco Antonio Zimbalo.

Thank Beata Z
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Do you want to enrich your life? I'm not a religious person at all and I am completely blown away by the exterior and the interior of Santa Croce in Lecce. The sculpting is just magnificent,inside and out, seriously your life will be better by...More

Thank Steveage
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Magnificent interior, loved the huge realistic façade while it is under construction - the large Rose Window is fascinating when you have a guide tell you about all the figures that are sculptured there - if you decide to visit one 'church in Lecce this...More

Thank Lizzy18
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