Lecce is particularly marked by a exuberant Baroque style which recovers frontages and interior of its numerous religious monuments.
This embellishment dates from the XVIIth century when the city knew a great prosperity.
Its origins goes back to the ancient Roman time, it has preserved a theatre from this period.
Today, it is the main city of the salentine peninsula in the south of Apulia region.
Photos of Lecce
Church Saint Irene
Santa Croce (XVIth - XVIIth)
It is Zingarello who finished the church in 1679.
Piazza del duomo square - Cathedral
Piazza del duomo : Episcopal palate (XVIIth), cathedral (XVIIth) and a seminary (XVIIIth)