The Walls of Lucca as they were …How many are the walled cities in Italy? Many, but few like Lucca. It can boast as many as four walls that defended it and a good part of which is still preserved today. The first dates back to Roman times and was quadrangular in shape, perhaps eight or nine meters high, which ran along the current Via della Rosa, the Guardian Angel, Mordini, the Asili, San Giorgio, Galli Tasso, San Domenico, the Cittadella and Corso Garibaldi. It was built in large limestone blocks and a part is visible inside the church of Santa Maria della Rosa. ThereRead More →