Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Piazza del Duomo, Lecce

The current building of the late seventeenth century was built on the site of an earlier structure dating back to 1388, when the Dominican Fathers arrived in Lecce....

Archaeological Area

Anfiteatro romano di Lecce

Piazza S. Oronzo, Lecce

The amphitheatre is located at the eastern edge of the Roman town and dates back to the Augustan period. The monument is elliptical with major axis placed in...

Religious building

Basilica di Santa Croce

Via Umberto I, Lecce

The Basilica of St. Croce together to the former Celestine convent is the highest manifestation of Baroque art. The facade is composed of six columns to smooth shafts...


Museo del Teatro Romano

Via degli Ammirati, 5, Lecce

Attached to the theater, the museum was set up by the Memmo Foundation, in some rooms of the prestigious seventeenth century palace that belonged to the Romano...

Religious building

Chiesa di Santa Chiara

Via Augusto Imperatore, Lecce

Its first foundation, commissioned by Bishop Tommaso Ammirato, dates back to 1429; it was later almost completely restored between 1687 and 1691. The construction of...


MUSA - Museo Storico Archeologico

"Università del Salento, Complesso Studium 2000, Lecce

"The Historical-Archaeological Museum (MUSA) has been created as part of the Coordinated Project (IN20) of the Universities of Catania and Lecce. It has been funded...


Museo dell'Ambiente (Storia della Scienza e della Natura)

Via per Monteroni, Centro Ecotekne, Lecce

"The Museum for the Environment is a reference point for research, formation, and documentation on environmental matter, other than for the safeguard and conservation...

Religious building

Chiesa di Sant'Irene

Via Vittorio Emanuele II, Lecce

The Church was built from 1591 to a design by Francesco Grimaldi and was completed in 1639, the year of the consecration by Bishop of Brindisi. The Church went...


Castello Carlo V

Viale XXV Luglio, Lecce

In 1539, the Emperor Charles V issued orders to demolish the old princely stronghold dating from the Middle Ages, and to build a new fortress, with cutting-edge...

Religious building

Chiesa del Gesù

Piazza Castromediano Sigismondo, Lecce

The Church of Jesus, or of "Our Lady of Good Counsel", was for centuries the seat of the Society of Jesus. The Church was built from 1575 to accommodate the Jesuits...

Religious building

Basilica di San Giovanni Battista al Rosario

Via Giuseppe Libertini, Lecce

The present building of late seventeenth century was built on the site of an earlier structure dating back to 1388, when the Dominican Fathers arrived in Lecce. The...

Religious building

Chiesa di Sant'Angelo

Piazza SS. Addolorata, Lecce

The Church of St. Angelo, also known as St. Mary of Constantinople, is one of the oldest churches of the city of Lecce. Built in 1061 by the Augustinians, was rebuilt...