Great ruins in the city center. During our visit, opera was on the scene so we could feel the atmosphere of the place. It had not survived too much to our times.
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fascinating and well-preserved. Lecce may be the cleanest city of the larger cities in the South of Italy very lovely. Would highly recommend visiting Lecce.
Find the linked museum and pay the few euros to get in as this lets you get into the auditorium. See first paragraph of my review of centro storico.
Anyone who has some interest in antiquity and feels sated with the Baroque Lecce and all the churches should visit the well preserved Roman theatre dating from2nd century BC. Apart from the theatre itself, once can visit an interesting museum devoted to its history. I...More
Lecce seems to be sprinkled with lots of little treasures in unusual places and this is another one. Again, not on a grand scale, but so nice to see it out in the open available to everyone to view...kitties hanging out below. Interesting history.
Really disappointing and not worth the trouble of visiting this run down display or museum. Everything looks so tired and there are empty displays. Save your money and go some where else.
The small Roman theater is a real little jewel. Some of it was discovered when people started building apartments and gardens around it. It's still very hard to find as it sits between residential buildings but look for it. It's worth it.
There are actually 2 Roman theaters in Lecce; one small, and one bigger. The bigger one is probably what everyone is talking about here, as it's in the city center surrounded by restaurants & shops. The theater was probably closed at the time because we...More
Only open mornings until 1.30pm but well worth visit. Attached museum contains quite a few artefacts and information about the drama acted out in the theatre. It was only discovered in 1920's and by that time well over half the theatre had been lost by...More