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Lucca Landmarks and Historic sites

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Landmarks and Historic sites

1 Guinigi Tower
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Rank: 1 About 26

Address: Via S. Andrea, 55100 Lucca

2 Church of San Michele in Foro
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Rank: 3 About 26

Address: Piazza San Michele, Lucca

3 Pfanner Palace
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Rank: 5 About 26

Palazzo Pfanner is inside the walls on the north of the old town of Lucca and was built in 1667. This historic building is noted for its open two storey loggia with staircase and it is also a pleasant-sounding Renaissance creation....

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Address: Via degli Asili, 33, 55100 Lucca LU

4 San Martino Cathedral
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Rank: 6 About 26

The Cathedral of San Martino was probably founded in the 6th century and was rebuilt in 1060 to 1070. It was completed by the 14th century. This Romanesque cathedral is situated in the piazza San Martino and next to the walls....

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Address: Piazza Antelminelli, Lucca

5 San Frediano
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Rank: 10 About 26

San Frediano basilica is a Romanesque beautiful church located in Lucca. Fredianus or popularly known as Frediano was an Irish bishop of Lucca during the first half of the 6th century. He had a church built on this spot which...

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Address: San Frediano basilica

6 Volte Santo
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Rank: 11 About 26

The story of "Volto Santo", Holy Face in English, finding its own way to Lucca in itself is romantic but looking into the face of the Christ mysteriously carved you see not only the pain of the...

Reviewed by: S.Hickman

7 Church of San Francesco
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Rank: 13 About 26

The Church of San Francesco is situated in the east side of the town and is outside of the XII century walls. This is a very beautiful and simple building which has a vast hall with brick walls. The roof itself is supported by the tie ups...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza San Francesco

8 Lucca, a city for lovers.
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Rank: 15 About 26

Lucca rises from the Tuscan plain like the fortifications of a medieval citadel. Romance echoes through its every stone. The market in the middle of this small Italian walled city is a wonderful place to...

Reviewed by: Simon

9 Villa Reale
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Rank: 16 About 26

The original historic building is very old. At the time of Longobard, it was the mansion of the Dukes of Tuscia and later, it became one of the most vital for the Lucchese family. In 1651, the villa was brought by the...

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Address: Marlia-Caponnori

10 Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata
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Rank: 17 About 26

The Romanesque neighbor of Duomo, the Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata has a 16th century façade and also a 12th century body. However, recent excavations show that the structure is actually five...

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11 Ducal Palace
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Rank: 21 About 26

Address: Piazza Napoleone, 1, Lucca

Telephone: +39 0583 4171

12 Sanctuary of St. Gemma
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Rank: 25 About 26

Address: Via di Tiglio, 271, Lucca

Telephone: +39 0583 91724

13 Torrigiani House
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Rank: 26 About 26

Address: Via del Gomberaio, 3


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