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Where Patù (Lecce)

Patù is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Puglia region, south-east Italy. Main sights Mother Church of St. Michael Archangel (1564), with a late Renaissance façade and a single nave. The entrance portal has the inscription Terribilis est locus iste ("Terrible Is This Place"). Church of San Giovanni Battista, in Byzantine-Romanesque style (10th-11th centuries) Church of the Madonna di Vereto. Crypt of Sant'Elia, built by Basilian monks in the 8th-9th centuries. Torre del Fortino, the last surviving of the four towers of the destroyed castle. Archaeological site of Vereto, a Messapic ancient town Centopietre ("Hundred Stones"), a tomb-mausoleum of a knight who was killed by the Saracens before a battle fought nearby in 877. References

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