Chiesa di Santa Chiara
This beautiful conversion of the Monastery of Santa Chiara houses the work of local artists and has a great view of a Roman amphitheatre...
Museo Teatro Romano
Uncovered in the 1930s, this small Roman theatre has well-preserved russet-coloured Roman mosaics and frescoes.
Below the ground level of the piazza is this restored 2nd-century-AD amphitheatre, discovered in 1901 by construction workers. It was...
All'Ombra del Barocco
This cool restaurant/cafe/wine bar next door to the Liberrima bookshop has a range of teas, cocktails and aperitivi. It's open for...
La Torre di Merlino
It's hard to imagine that anyone couldn't be satisfied by the Merlino's all-encompassing menu, which includes the best pizza in Lecce...
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II · interesting places nearby
Chiesa di Santa Chiara information
A notable baroque church with every niche a swirl of twisting columns and ornate statuary. The ceiling is classic Leccese papier-mâché.