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Places of worship

San Frediano Church in Lucca

According to tradition, it was Saint Fridianus himself, Bishop of Lucca, who founded the church

The mosaic on the facade of the Basilica
The mosaic on the facade of the Basilica
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 ...