10 Sights in Lecco, Italy (with Map and Images)
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1. Torre di San Nicolò
The bell tower of San Nicolò, located on the northern side of the homonymous basilica from which it takes its name, is one of the symbols of the city of Lecco in Lombardy as well as being among the main monuments of the capital. Located inside the parish oratory, in an isolated position on an old defensive tower of the fifteenth century of circular shape that is part of the old wall fortification of the city in medieval times, it was inaugurated on Christmas Eve 1904 and is affectionately called by the Lecco Matitone for its particular octagonal shape and for the pyramid-shaped spire.
2. Basilica di San Nicolò
The Basilica of San Nicolò is the main place of Catholic worship in Lecco. It is situated in an elevated position and stands on the remains of the 14th century AD city walls. It was dedicated to San Nicolò, patron saint of sailors and boatmen. The symbol of the church is the very high bell tower, which, with its 96 meters of height, represents one of the highest bell towers in Italy.
3. Santuario di Nostra Signora della Vittoria
The Sanctuary of Nostra Signora della Vittoria is a place of Catholic worship in Lecco, located in Via Azzone Visconti, near the city center. It was erected in memory of the fallen during the Great War, in fact the bell of the tower strikes every day at seven in the evening to commemorate the victims of the war.
Wikipedia: Santuario di Nostra Signora della Vittoria (Lecco) (IT), Website
4. Teatro della Società
The theater of the company is the oldest and most important of the theaters of Lecco in Lombardy. It rises isolated in one of the main squares of the historic center of the city whose short sides occupies. The building is placed behind the monument dedicated to the hero of the two worlds.
5. Monumenti ai caduti della I Guerra Mondiale
The Monument to the Fallen, also known as the Memorial to the Fallen, is an imposing granite stele made by the sculptor Giannino Castiglioni, located in Lecco in Lombardy, on the shore of the gulf of the homonymous lake near the mouth of the Caldone stream.
6. Monumento ad Alessandro Manzoni
The monument to Alessandro Manzoni is a bronze sculpture located in the homonymous square of Lecco in Lombardy in memory of the great Milanese writer who set there the novel, a masterpiece of Italian literature, of the Promessi Sposi.
7. Museo Archeologico Storico Storia Naturale
The Archaeological Museum of Lecco is the archaeological museum of Lecco. It belongs to the "Urban Museum System of Lecco" (SiMUL). It was inaugurated in 2001 in Palazzo Belgiojoso, on a museological project by Gian Luigi Daccò.
8. Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio
The church of the Santi Gervasio and Protasio is located in the district of Castello di Lecco in Lombardy. It was the prepositional seat of the Pieve di Lecco until 1584 then transferred to the current basilica of San Nicolò.
Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio (Lecco) (IT)
9. Civico museo manzoniano
The Manzoni Museum is a museum in Lecco, Lombardy dedicated to the figure of Alessandro Manzoni. The museum belongs to the Lecco Urban Museum System and is located at Villa Manzoni al Caleotto, the writer's family home.
10. Chiesa dei Santi Materno e Lucia
Santi Materno e Lucia is a Roman Catholic parish church and former Convente of the Cappuccini are located on Piazza San Cristoforo in the neighborhood of Pescarenico in the town of Lecco, region of Lombardy, Italy.
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