Basilica Of San Frediano749 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Piazza San Frediano, 55100 Lucca, Italy
- Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details
- Phone: 390-58353576
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral
The church of San Frediano in Lucca is mentioned for the first time together with its monastery in a document dated 685.
The basilica lies in the northern part of Lucca between via Fillungo, the main road axis, and the walls; after the Duomo it is the largest Lucchese church complex.
The interior is divided into three aisles with a roof supported by visible trusses; on the sides are a number of chapels belonging to the gentry. Along the north side of the church is a large building that was until 1780 the convent of the Canonici Lateranensi.
The basilica has a wide façade in white limestone and a large mosaic at the top. In the apse end of the church is a massive bell tower crowned by dovetail merlons.
Basilica Of San Frediano Travel Tips
- The peace of the religious centre should be maintained at all times
- Modest dressing is recommended.
- Photography without permission is not advisable.
How to Reach Basilica Of San Frediano
- By bus
- Osteria Baralla
- Gigi Trattoria
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92.15% of people who visit Lucca include Basilica Of San Frediano in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
44.52% of people start their Basilica Of San Frediano visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Basilica Of San Frediano
86.52% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Basilica Of San Frediano