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1 Volte Santo
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Rank: 1 About 16

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
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 San Frediano
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Rank: 2 About 16

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...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: San Frediano basilica
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Cathedral of San Martino
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Rank: 3 About 16

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....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza San Martino, Lucca,(Toscane)
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Casa di Puccini
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Rank: 4 About 16

Casa di Puccini museum was once the house where Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858 and who had composed Madame Butterfly and La Boheme. This museum houses scores, portraits, stretches and such other memorabilia which are...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Corte San Lorenzo
Type: Museums


5 Church of San Francesco
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Rank: 5 About 16

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
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Lucca, a city for lovers.
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Rank: 7 About 16

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
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Villa Reale
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Rank: 8 About 16

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...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Marlia-Caponnori
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata
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Rank: 9 About 16

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...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi
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Rank: 10 About 16

The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi is worth visiting and is a 16th to 19th century palace. Some of the collections of the museum are small having works of Domenico Beccafumi’s colored Scipio and other artists. Another room has...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Gallitassi, 43
Type: Museums


10 Palazzo Pfanner
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Rank: 11 About 16

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....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via degli Asili
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 Vinarkia Wine Shop
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Rank: 12 About 16

The Vinarkia Wine Shop has a typical Tuscan fare and has a good selection of cuisine to have with a glass of selected wine. There are also a good range of balsamic vinegar, olive oil and other delicious items.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Fillungo 188, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Type: Stores and shopping malls

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Villa Corliano - 5.5 mi
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Villa Corliano is known to be one of the most prestigious Renaissance villas in Tuscany. Situated precisely in Pisa, this historic building was built in 15th century and is amidst a park that...

Reviewed by: Ekaja Distance: 8.9
City: Pisa

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Oasi Massacciucoli Lake - 8.3 mi
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The Massaciuccoli is a water basin which is situated in West Tuscany and set between Viareggio and Pisa. It is almost seven miles wide and this nature reserve is sort of open air museum too.  Since 1985, it was...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Massaciuccoli lake, Italy
Distance: 13.4
City: Viareggio

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Arena - 9.3 mi
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Arena Garibaldi, also known by the name "Romeo Anconetani", is the Pisa's stadium and hosts the home matches of the local football team, Pisa A.C.  It can contain until 17 thousands...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: via Antonio Rosmini, 12
Distance: 15
City: Pisa

Type: Theaters and performance + Share


Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo) - 9.6 mi
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The Siena Cathedral is amongst the most beautiful Churches in Italy. From the earlier days this church was dedicated as a Roman Catholic Marian Church and now is medieval Church located in Central Italy in Siena.  The...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza del Duomo
Distance: 15.4
City: Siena

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share

Neighbouring places: Lucca


Montecarlo - 8 mi

Montecarlo is a small town of around 5000 people located in the province of Lucca, in the magnificent region of Tuscany. Founded by Boemia's Emperor Carlo IV, the town hosts and it's surrounded by...

Distance: 12.9
City: Montecarlo

Pisa - 10 mi

Pisa has less than 100,000 inhabitants and it’s located in Tuscany region, in centre of Italy on the sea level. It’s 81 Km far from Florence. Pisa has less than 100,000 inhabitants and it’s located in Tuscany region, in centre of Italy on...

Distance: 16.1
City: Pisa

Camaiore - 11.9 mi

Camaiore can be described as a town located in ‘Province of Lucca’, Italy. This place is the biggest commune with regards to Versilia traditional region. Moreover, it’s inclusive of numerous landscapes which range right...

Distance: 19.1
City: Camaiore

Viareggio - 13 mi

Viareggio can be described as a city situated in Tuscany’s northern part, in Italy. Moreover, this place lies on Tyrrhenian Sea’s coast. Viareggio enjoys the pride of being the 2nd biggest city in ‘Province of...

Distance: 21
City: Viareggio

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