11 Sights in Lucca, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Lucca, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Lucca, Italy.

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1. Piazza Anfiteatro

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Piazza dell'Anfiteatro is a public square in the northeast quadrant of walled center of Lucca, region of Tuscany, Italy. The ring of buildings surrounding the square, follows the elliptical shape of the former second century Roman amphitheater of Lucca. The square can be reached through four gateways located at the four vertices of the ellipse. A cross is carved into the central tile of the square with the arms pointing to the four gateways of the square.

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2. Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi

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The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi is one of the two main art museum hosting tapestry collections and mainly post-19th century art collections owned by the city of Lucca, Italy. The collection is displayed in the Baroque palace, formerly belonging to the Mansi family, and located in central Lucca. Many of the original room decorations remain in place.

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3. Porta Santi Gervasio e Protasio

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Porta San Gervasio is a door of the old walls of Lucca, almost completely demolished with the construction of the Renaissance walls, the latter still visible today. In addition to the Porta San Gervasio door, the four doors of this thirteenth -century circle remains the Porta dei Borghi positioned at one of the ends of via Fillungo.

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4. Museo Italiano del Fumetto e dell'Immagine

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The Museum of Comics and the image, owned by the Municipality of Lucca, is located in Piazza San Romano 4. Created by Gianni Bono, since 2008 he sees Angelo Nencetti as head of the programming. The museum has, nor has it ever had, the function of director, as they are still waiting for a precise institutional structure.

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5. Eremo di Santa Maria ad Martyres

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Eremo di Santa Maria ad Martyres Frano / Public domain

The hermitage of Santa Maria ad Martyres, also known as Rupecava, is an Augustinian monastic complex founded in 1214 and located on the hills of Ripafratta in the municipality of San Giuliano Terme, in the province of Pisa, in the territory of the archdiocese of Pisa. It is a place of worship and Marian devotion.

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6. San Benedetto in Gottella

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San Benedetto in Gottella is a Romanesque-style, Roman Catholic church located on piazza Bernardin in Lucca, region of Tuscany, Italy. The church is located on Piazza Bernardini, near the Palazzo Bernardini, on the route of the ancient decumanus maximus of Lucca.

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7. San Michele in Foro

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San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tuscany, central Italy, built over the ancient Roman forum. Until 1370 it was the seat of the Consiglio Maggiore, the commune's most important assembly. It is dedicated to Archangel Michael.

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8. Chiesa di San Francesco

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San Francesco is a former Gothic-style Roman-Catholic church and monastery located in Piazza San Francesco in central Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. Since its restoration, it is home to IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, a superior graduate school.

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9. Torre Guinigi

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Torre Guinigi H005 / Public domain

The Torre Guinigi is a tower in Lucca, Tuscany, central Italy. It is a typical example of local Romanesque-Gothic architecture. The height of the tower is 45 meters with a total of 233 steps to reach the top.

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10. Monastero-santuario di Santa Gemma Galgani

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The Santuario di Santa Gemma is a Roman Catholic church-sanctuary devoted to the local saint and mystic Gemma Galgani located on Via di Tiglio outside the medieval walls of Lucca, region of Tuscany, Italy.

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11. Mercato del Carmine

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The Carmine market, once church of Santa Maria del Carmine, is a historic building in Lucca, located in the center, between via del Carmine, via San Gregorio, via Antonio Mordini and Piazza del Carmine.

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