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1 Guinigi Tower
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Rank: 1 About 24

Address: Via Sant'Andrea, 45,
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Church of San Michele in Foro
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Rank: 2 About 24

Address: Piazza San Michele
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Anfiteatro Square
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Rank: 3 About 24

Address: Piazza dell'Anfiteatro
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Pfanner Palace
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Rank: 4 About 24

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, 33,
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Volte Santo
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Rank: 5 About 24

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


6 San Frediano
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Rank: 6 About 24

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


7 San Martino Cathedral
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Rank: 7 About 24

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 Antelminelli, Lucca
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Casa di Puccini
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Rank: 8 About 24

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


9 Church of San Francesco
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Rank: 9 About 24

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


10 Lucca, a city for lovers.
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Rank: 11 About 24

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


11 Villa Reale
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Rank: 12 About 24

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


12 Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata
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Rank: 13 About 24

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
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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi
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Rank: 14 About 24

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


14 Vinarkia Wine Shop
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Rank: 15 About 24

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


15 Botanical Gardens
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Rank: 17 About 24

Address: Via del Giardino Botanico, 14, Lucca
Type: Parks and gardens


16 Ducal Palace
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Rank: 18 About 24

Address: Piazza Napoleone, 1, Lucca
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


17 Sanctuary of St. Gemma
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Rank: 21 About 24

Address: Via di Tiglio, 271, Lucca
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


18 Torrigiani House
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Rank: 22 About 24

Address: Via del Gomberaio, 3
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

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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


Piazza Garibaldi - 7 mi
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Piazza Garibaldi is a square situated in Pisa, Tuscany, and is dedicated to the hero Giuseppe Garibaldi, who unified Italy. Facing Middle Bridge, the square nearby sights are also...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Piazza Garibaldi, Pisa
Distance: 11.2
City: Pisa

Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods + Share


San Sisto - 9.3 mi
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San Sisto Church is a historic monument located in Pisa, Italy. It was designed in Pisane-Romanesque style with stone. The façade of the church is divided into three parts separated by pilaster...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Address: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa
Distance: 15
City: Pisa

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Arena - 9.4 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, 61, Pisa
Distance: 15.1
City: Pisa

Type: Theaters and performance + 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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