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Via Dei Perroni 29, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 245035
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

Catholic church aslso known by the locals as Santa Maria della Luce. This little church as most of Lecce baroque chuerches bears the fingerprints of Giuseppe Zimbalo.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BZtravels
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Despite having already seen a few examples, this was an extraordinary small church well worth visiting. Unusual as soon as one arrives along via Federico d'Aragona at the front portal. What a façade this is - convex at the lower level, concave at the upper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

It is a charch of Franciscanian order in Lecce built in style barocco Romano outside, barocco l Leccese insight. There are some beautiful capellas and magestic main altarpiece. Realy recomend for visiting

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank libius2018
Reviewed 27 June 2018

After the large cathedral and the impressive Basilica, it was good to visit a smaller parish church. Deliciously baroque, and very well cared for. A delight to wander around and soak up the atmosphere, as well as view the different altars and statues.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The facade of this extraordinary church, located on a small street, is one of the most daring and most interesting of all of the architectural marvels of the city of Lecce. It should be enough to convince anyone of what the Baroque was about and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Panajody
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Marvelous baroque facade that seems a piece of Bernini or Borromini in Rome, its curves contrast with the narrow streets aroun it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 58_scarm
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

San Matteo is a wonderful church in the old town of lecce. Both it's inside and outside is beautiful with a rich history. You can often be lucky and witness a wedding.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful church and ideal for wedding. 500 years old with excellent atmosfere. The church responsabile are very friendly

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fatjon Q
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This church was unusual with its circular structure and quite beautiful with its barogue style.It was busy when we visited as a wedding was about to commence.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Borromini's style the outside, Apulia baroc the inside, this small church will give you a sense of peace

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LuciaR118
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