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Via Duomo 1, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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All reviews visiting gallipoli beautiful baroque worth a visit old town paintings ceiling interior craftsmanship choir stone beauty lecce
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is located on highest point of the island and is the Cathedral of the city . It is a very nice baroque monument and it contains a lot of very nice paintings

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cetatzeni
Reviewed 21 September 2018

You have to admire the craftsmanship of the artists and sculptures of this impressive church. For he however the beauty is in the external part of the building. The interior is far too intense in its style moving it from beautiful and verging on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The way it shows up in the city center is dominant. Such a big and imponent building. The inside is beautiful. Classical architecture of religious buildings of Salento. Really worth a visit while you are lazing around the city

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Estueban
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Definitely one of the churches worth seeing in Gallipolli old city ! There are 26 or 27 churches in the old town so do keep time to have a peek in all which are open !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LesHawrylyshyn
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a beautiful baroque cathedral. The interior is reminiscent of the over-the-top baroque style of the churches in Lecce.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Graham M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We loved our visit to this cathedral, we arrived later in the day when the choir was rehearsing, such a treat!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maria l
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Although ornate, this cathedral has mostly huge paintings that must have darkened with age. There is also a reliquary with an almost complete skeleton (notice the teeth) which we assumed was the named saint.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The Cathedral of Gallipoli is situated in the old city set amongst the narrow lanes. The front is imposing but due to the restricted viewing it is difficult to photograph. The inside is baroque and a mixture of bright ornate stone and pictures, some of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

You cannot miss the cathedral in the heart of the old town. It is a beautiful Baroque building impressive and beautifully decorated inside and out. Lots of bars and cafes around and if you are lucky enough a wedding taking place in the cathedral; great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely church in a small piazza. We went out of season and in the week so not too busy. We were able to sit quietly and contemplate without loads of people about. Nice little gist shops and café scattered around - all very welcoming

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from HampshireBirdman | Reviewed this property |
Like most others in Italy mornings are the most reliable times to visit. Evening opening tends to be not so regular. But normally open 7:30 to 13:00 then again later to 9:30 ish. But things can change with special ‘days’.
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