Lucca

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Lucca

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  2. 2. LuccaA pearl of Tuscany
  3. 3. The walls are the best example in Europe of walls built according to the principles of modern defensive works. They are long about 4 km and 450 m.The Amphitheatre Squarewas built on the ruins of anancient Romanamphitheatre, as we can seefrom its elliptical shape.
  4. 4. On the walls there is a 4 km long promenade.
  5. 5. San Martino isLucca’s Gothic- Romanesque Cathedral.
  6. 6. The sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto, Paolo Guinigi’s wife, is placed inside San Martino. The Temple of the Holy Face is a small octagonal dome. Inside there is the Holy Face, a wooden Crucifix
  7. 7. The basilica of St. Frediano is one of the oldest churches in Lucca.
  8. 8. The Guinigi Tower is one ofthe few left in the city centreand one of the mostrepresentative of Lucca. Itsmain feature is a grove ofholms on its top.
  9. 9. Views from the Guinigi Tower.
  10. 10. During the “Risorgimento” writers and artists used to go to this café.
  11. 11. Pictures from the Amphitheatre Square.
  12. 12. Pictures from Lucca Comics & Games.

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