0 Likes

Lucca Piazza dell' Amfiteatro
Lucca
Copyright: Jo lutum
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13810x6905
Uploaded: 09/01/2010
Updated: 09/04/2012
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Stefano Gelli
Piazza dell'Anfiteatro - Lucca
Simona Bartolomei
"Mazzolin di Fiori" in Piazza Anfiteatro on a cloudy day
Carsten Arenz
Lucca - Piazza Anfiteatro 1
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza del Anfiteatro, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Simona Bartolomei
"Mazzolin di Fiori" in Piazza Anfiteatro
dieter henrion
Lucca Italy Piazza Anfiteatro
Simona Bartolomei
Piazza Anfiteatro
Quantasquest
Piazza dell Anfiteatro
luis davilla
lucca. piazza anfiteatro
Simona Bartolomei
Andrea Salvetti exhibits in Amphitheatre Square
Carsten Arenz
Lucca - Piazza Anfiteatro 2
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Lucca: Piazza San Pietro Somaldi
Thorsten von Eicken
Toroweap Overlook on the Grand Canyon North Rim facing east
Matteo Brunoro
Forcella Val del Drap
Marek Lomnicky
High Tatras - Polsky hreben
Thorsten von Eicken
Point Sublime view point on the Grand Canyon North Rim
David Rowley
Sunrise At Cape Reinga Lighthouse
Comi Valentine
A view from a polar of building bridge, La Thanh street, Hanoi Vietnam (Ngã tư La Thành - Hào Nam)
René Mallick
Dawn Sardinia
Martin Broomfield
Fishermen, Kilindoni, Mafia Island, Tanzania
juan_correa
big stone guatape
yang xiaohong
sichuan-aba-lixian-bipenggou hetan
Markus Mammoliti
Oberer Grencherberg
Andrea Biffi
Castello in Valsolda
Jo Lutum
Borghetto 01
Jo Lutum
Borghetto 05
Jo Lutum
San Gimigiano Piazza
Jo Lutum
Brother Klaus Chapel
Jo Lutum
Verona - Piazza Duomo
Jo Lutum
Rheinauhafen 4
Jo Lutum
Muenster Rathaus
Jo Lutum
Torrigiani Garden
Jo Lutum
Milano Piazza del Duomo
Jo Lutum
Verona Palazzo Barbieri
Jo Lutum
Borghetto 06
Jo Lutum
Skulpturenpark Suvero
More About Lucca

Lucca is a city in northern Tuscany, a region of Italy, situated in a plain on the River Serchio. It is famous for its intact Renaissance City Walls, defined by the italian writer Gabriele d’Annunzio “l’arborato cerchio” due to the presence of the trees on the top of the wall along the promenade over it. The history of the city began with the Etruscan and in 180 b.C. Lucca became a Roman colony with the rectangular grid of the historical center, the Piazza San Michele that occupies the ancient forum and the amphitheater in the famous Piazza dell’Anfiteatro an oval square along the perimeter of the old roman building. The main sights of the city are: the walls around the old town characterized by eleven bastions, remained intact as the city expanded and today a pedestrian promenade which encircled the old town; St. Martins Cathedral with the Holy Face of Lucca a cedar-wood crucifix and image of Christ preserved in a small octagonal temple in the nave; The Clock Tower and the Guinigi Tower (famous for the trees on the top of it) from which we can admire a splendid panorama on Lucca and on the plain around it; Piazza San Michele, the old roman forum, with a splendid romanic church; the ancient Roman Amphitheater,  the Ducal Palace designed by Bartolomeo Ammannati in 1577 and continued by Filippo Juvarra in the 18th century, the Basilica of San Frediano another Romanesque church with a monumental golden mosaic on the façade and the baptismal font, the botanical garden established in 1820 by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, the Palazzo Pfanner built in 1667 with a fine garden, attributed to Filippo Juvarra (1678-1736), and an interesting external stairway with loggia. The province of Lucca is full of things to see: from the Versilia with Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi to the Garfagnana, from the beautiful villas near the town to the Apuan Alps, from parks to the marble quarries from the sea to the mountain .... Follow us with our panoramic images: view the Virtual Tour of Lucca on my site.