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Piazzetta Vittorio Emanuele II, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found it by mistake just heading to the train station. It was a ceremony inside and i did not want to disturb. It is very beautiful church! You should really see it. Because of the ceremony, there were a lot of flower decorations, making...More

Thank Mortic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, the lunchtime closures stymied me on this and several other churches during our short day trip to Lecce. The unusual bottle-shaped church is apparently one of the best Baroque interiors in Lecce. I was sad to miss out on that. The façade, facing piazetta...More

Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally gothic dating from 14th century was then "redecorated", like so much of Lecce, to the far more elaborate baroque style in the mid 18th century. Interior dominated by stucco work in side chapels & ceiling.

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A beautiful charch in style barocco luccese. Insight interesting candlestick in form of angels. It was designed by famous architector Giuseppe Zimbalo but the facade was never completed.

Thank libius2018
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Baroque churches of Lecce merit much more than a quick a glance: look attentively to see the adventurous angles and dramatic facades that have made this city so famous.

1  Thank Panajody
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The highlights of this church are the statues, not stone or wood, but papier mache. It is interesting but needs some restoration.

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 4 January 2018

As we were passing by this church, the uplifting music attracted us. Although we did not understand Italian, the ethereal chorus was both calming and transformative. The inside was an expected elaborate design.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Chiesa di Santa Chiara is magnificent! It is difficult to even imagine anything so beautiful and this applies to both indoors and outdoors. This church has a lot of light indoors, not so common for the churches in Italy, and so you can easily admire...More

Thank marjaterttu2016
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is another baroque church in Lecce and is note worthy because of its paper mache ceiling that dates back to 600.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Construction of this church started in 15th century but it was finished at the end of 17th century. Located on a small square, the nice facade is inviting you inside. There you will find another example of Lecce baroque style - richly decorated with animated...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
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