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San Michele in Foro

Piazza San Michele, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 91991
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“st michael” (7 reviews)
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Piazza San Michele, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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"beautiful church"
in 34 reviews
"roman forum"
in 10 reviews
"st michael"
in 7 reviews
"impressive facade"
in 5 reviews
"inlaid marble"
in 3 reviews
"catholic basilica"
in 3 reviews
"busy piazza"
in 3 reviews
"lovely square"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"gelato"
in 6 reviews
"people watching"
in 4 reviews
"old church"
in 4 reviews
"cafes"
in 18 reviews
"statue"
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"saints"
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"filipino"
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"photos"
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Unlike many others in Lucca, this Church is free to enter. Love the facade with St Michael up top. Inside are the usual frescoes but the best was the painted wooden cross of Jesus with eyes opened in triumph!

Thank gweeboonhiah
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

The essentially free standing facade is accessed by a stair visible from the sides of the church. Again worth a visit because of its interior and facade.

Thank curly000
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Stunning is how to describe this wonder Cathedral. If you visit the old walled town then you will see this church and many other fine buildings, all within walking distance. Just avoid early November when the Lucca Comic and Games festival is held every year....More

Thank Drachsi
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Beautiful marble church with ornate detail in the architecture. Many statues on the exterior, as well as decorated cornices, circles, etc. Quite ornate and looks lovely in the square/piazza. Free to enter the interior, which was not as striking as the outside.

1  Thank laneybelle
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

A wonderful church near the center of Lucca along via Caldera. It's beautiful marble edifice will capture your attention along with the wide piazza that seems to be one of the prime gathering places for the Lucchese. Decorative columns and wonderful statues on the outside...More

Thank Angelo S
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Lucca is a very quiet place on a Monday morning in October. This church in the piazza is more ornate inside that the marble exterior portrays.

Thank tourister10
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Lucca Italy is a charming place to visit with churches and cathedrals everywhere, each different than the last and each with something special. This one, San Michele in Foro, is a basilica built on what was once a Roman forum. Dedicated to St Michael the...More

Thank 20hdk
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Exceptionally beautiful marble exterior and nice plazza outside . Don't miss the statues along the top of the building

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

After walking the City Walls we started into the centre of Lucca to find this beautiful Church in the Piazza San Michele in Foro. Very impressive.

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Loved this area both for the piazza and the architecture of this cathedral. Saw the festival of lights in mid-September and it was stunning to see it all by candle light.

Thank RaquelRH
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