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San Michele Lucca
Places of worship

Church of San Michele in Foro

This basilica in Lucca dates to the year 1000 and conserves priceless works of art

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location_on Piazza San Michele, 55100 Lucca LU, Italy
San Michele Church
San Michele Church - Credit: Allan Parsons
A bastion-protected medieval city and a blast of comics, culture and colors
Many people born and bred in Tuscany consider Lucca an outlier—it’s not uncommon to hear Florentines mutter “that's not Tuscan”, probably when referring to the bread, which is salted in Lucca and strictly plain elsewhere in Tuscany; or to the Lucchese people's mode of speaking (unique, to say the least); or to the fact that Lucca is the region’s only city-state to have preserved its ...