Lucca in Italy, is an Tuscan town that is known for its winding narrow lanes, great architecture and medieval buildings. The city is and ideal place for navigating on foot as the 16th century walls that surround the city limits the amount of vehicles inside the city wall.
The city is known for a number of site seeing places including museums, cathedral and churches along with excellent cuisine and food. So if you like to spend a few hours and money in the city then shopping is just the right option for anyone in Lucca.
In Lucca you can visit San Michele Church. This church was built in 12th century on the famous site of old Roman forum. This church is also a good example of best Romanesque architecture, which is built by the three tiers of columns of marble. Every single piece is twisted and carved in a different pattern.
The church took more than three centuries to complete and is beautifully decorated with Pagan iconography. The church is open to public free of charge. You can also explore the famous Cathedral of Saint Martin. This Cathedral is believed to be constructed in several hundred years and was initially built as a type of defensive tower.
This is one place that is a blend of Gothic and Romanesque architecture and the best part is that it is open for tourists daily without any charge for entry fee. You can also visit the famous museum dell’Opera Duomo that is located in the bishops palace.
The museum is a place of attraction for a number of tourists from around the world because of the different art effects included in its collections that dates back to around 15th century. The museum is open on weekdays from Monday to Friday but only during morning times.
At times you can also walk along the ramparts which is the magnificent city wall which dates back to 15th century and is also considered to provide defense against a number of military devices of all times.
Presently there are a number of tourists who visit these ramparts for enjoying their picnic and the view of the public park. This is one of the best gathering places for more locals and tourists visiting the city. So, when in Italy your vacation is never complete without having your trip planned to Lucca. The place is center of attraction for a number of tourists from around the globe every year.
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