15 Santa Caterina Church

The church is one of the highest and most original Baroque religious buildings in Lucca...

The Church of St. Caterina, known among the people of Lucca as the Church of the Cigar Makers, has been realized in the first half of the eighteenth century by Francesco Pini and it is the largest example of religious Baroque building in Lucca. The interior boasts extraordinary beauty: the dome, open to the centre, is a source of light, and is decorated with a fresco depicting little angels and Saints by Bartolomeo De Santi.