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Basilica di S. Giovanni Battista al Rosario

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This is the place to go with a guide

Lovely time, tranquil, great pulpit, grandiose paintings exterior is ornate, history is... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
23vaneet
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Manchester
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It's under renovations but it's still lovely to see the magnificent architecture , all off lecce is... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Klara N
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Melbourne, Australia
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2 Aug 2018
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30 Sep 2017
“This is the place to go with a guide”
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via Giuseppe Libertini, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

All the place was closed - the fasade and insight for mintenance works throught the works had to be finished many days ago in accordance with an information on the wall of the charch

Thank libius2018
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Lovely time, tranquil, great pulpit, grandiose paintings exterior is ornate, history is unbelievable, there is sense of reverence in this basilica

Thank 23vaneet
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The church was a renovation site but tale a walk around the church which extends beyond Porto Rudiae and you will find it enclosed by high walls but you can see its size. behind the church outside of the old town you will see some...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

It's under renovations but it's still lovely to see the magnificent architecture , all off lecce is great history worth the travel to see .

Thank Klara N
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The profusion of amazing architectural achievements in Lecce is so profound and varied almost overwhelmingly that a Basilica di San Giovanni Battista-so outstanding a structure- doesn't get the isolated attention it truly deserves. Lecce needs a full week as a base to begin to be...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This building is just one of many attractive ones in Lecce, and one of several churches. It is full of artectural detail and almost incredible precision in the sculpturing both inside and outside. Well worth a visit.

Thank liambt23
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lecce seems to have a beautiful church on almost every corner - I think there are 26 in the centre alone - but this is one of the best, with superb stone carvings and paintings. Definitely one of the best places to start your tour...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The church is centrally located and there are quite a lot of visitors. But you can see it at ease because it is not very crowded. I liked a lot some altars inside.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Incredible detail inside & out, Lecce was an architectural revelation and this building was our first encounter with Lecce's magic, well worth visiting.

Thank kombuis777
Reviewed 7 March 2015

It took us four visits before we found this lovely church open, and then our enjoyment was cut short when we were thrown out by a miserable man at 10.45 in the morning. The opening times of the churches in Lecce are a mystery.

Thank gianlorenzo
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