Pearl of Lucca. Mosaic facade


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Extraordinary pearl of Lucca is the mosaic facade Baslic San Frediano

The impact upon entering and looking at the front facade is remarkable

The Romanesque style Bsilica is one of the oldest places of worship in Lucca and

it is located in the homonymous square

The fa├žade is in smooth stone and placed above we find the mosaic

It dates back to the twelfh century with ascension of Christ among the Amongels

in the presence of the apostles

Originally the Madonna was also depicted but it was also destroyed for the

opening of the central single lancet window.

It belongs to the Byzantine-style school of Berlinghieri and can be reached through

via Fillungo towards Porta Elisa on the left

Worth your visit!

Basilica San Frediano Lucca