Gate of Saint Blaise

Lecce, Italy

Gate of Saint Blaise is one of the three entrance gates to the old town of Lecce, located in the southern part of the city walls. It was built in 1773 and is dedicated to St. Biagio (Blaise), a bishop from Lecce who was martyred in Armenia. His figure was placed on the top of the neoclassical gate above the columns and tympanum.


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Piazza d'Italia 8, Lecce, Italy
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Founded: 1773
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Asif Waheed (10 months ago)
V nice area to visit . Lots if good places around like shops and restaurants
Rotem A (15 months ago)
Pass by and through this gate must be a good idea.
Aad de Graaf (2 years ago)
Nice bistrot in the corner
Bianca Bitzenburg (2 years ago)
Nice place especially in the night
Alessandro Muci (2 years ago)
Entrance to the historical centre, small road full of pubs/restaurants. Amazing in the evenings.
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