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27 Apr 2018
“Interesting mix of traditional and modern”
1 Oct 2017
“17th Century cathedral”
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Piazza del Duomo, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

There are a LOT of churches in Lecce - all similar and it makes a nice change to see something a little more contemporary - there is a door onto the main square which is interesting - I won't spoil it for anyone by describing,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The cathedral is located more or less in the centre of the old historical town. It is baroque and built in the 17th century although the original cathedral was founded in the 12th century. It is in the shape of a cross and the ceiling...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

A 2€ fee required to visit the crypt but felt it was worth it. Lovely and peaceful down there. There were plate glass covers over access further down into the crypt.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LMK63
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Not many visitors stop and visit the cripta underneath the Cathedral. It is a pity to miss as it is a relaxing place. 92 columns will welcome you. There is a nominal entry fee and unfortunately opening times are quite short.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank beppo81
Reviewed May 4, 2016

It costs 1€ to enter, but as entry to the Cathedral is free this simply acts as a deterrent to the crowds so is an advantage. Make sure that you time it so as to enter when empty as possible. An overwhelming feeling of peace

Date of experience: April 2016
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