11 Sights in Lucca, Italy (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Lucca, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Lucca, Italy.List of cities in Italy Sightseeing Tours in Lucca
1. Piazza Anfiteatro
Piazza dell'Anfiteatro is a public square in the northeast quadrant of the 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.
2. Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi
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.
3. Porta Santi Gervasio e Protasio
Porta San Gervasio is a gate of the old walls of Lucca, almost completely demolished with the construction of the Renaissance walls, the latter still visible today. Of the four gates of this thirteenth-century circle remains only, in addition to Porta San Gervasio, the door of the villages located at one of the ends of Via Fillungo.
4. Museo Italiano del Fumetto e dell'Immagine
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.
5. Eremo di Santa Maria ad Martyres
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.
6. San Benedetto in Gottella
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.
7. San Michele in Foro
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.
8. San Quirico in Monte San Quirico
The church of San Quirico in Monte San Quirico or San Quirico in Monticello is a church in Lucca located in a panoramic position on Monte San Quirico, in via della Chiesa 384. Already annexed to a Benedictine monastery of the Casadeian Congregation.
9. Mercato del Carmine
The Mercato del Carmine, once the 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.
10. Chiesa di San Giusto di Brancoli
The church of San Giusto di Brancoli gives its name to the homonymous hilly hamlet of Lucca, although the parish covers a wider territory: the lower Brancoleria, Vinchiana and the industrial area of Piaggione.
11. Torre Guinigi
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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