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Beautifully preserved ancient site

Lovely, simple ancient church from the 6th century. Most unusual to find such a beautifully... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Eve W
Samaipata, Bolivia
Fifth century church

Said to be the second oldest church in Sardinia San Giovanni was expanded in the same simple style... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Michael S
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

Lovely, simple ancient church from the 6th century. Most unusual to find such a beautifully preserved and ancient building. Lovely atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eve W
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We saw the church when we visited the Archeological site, so we went back for a quick look. It is simple inside and out, but worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Said to be the second oldest church in Sardinia San Giovanni was expanded in the same simple style during the byzantina era.Rustic stone walls inside and out dignify this pleasant building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

something you do not see very often, an early christian church dated back to 6/9 century in a beautiful old village square, one of my favorite places in sardegna.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It takes 10 minutes to stop to givi a look to this ancient church that present a peculiar architecture

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank armrinaldi
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

An early Christian church from the 6th century AD, expanded in Byzantine times (XI century AD) according to the same architectural style (see photos).

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

While in Sinis this is a great stop; pause, relax and feel the world disappear for a while. Sounds a bit new agey, but it really is a modest and yet beautiful old church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ian H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I believe this lovely little church dates back to the 6th century. It is well worth a visit if you are visiting Tharros.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Near the ruins of Talos, in a small village stands this age old church. Very lovely in the afternoon sun. Inside just the bare walls, very impressive. Nearby square houses an information center on the peninsula and its beaches. Please notice that there is a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jan_Lelie
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stumbled upon this 6th century church while going to Tharros (ancient Roman ruins just metres away). The car park is just before the church, and we stopped in as the door was open. The church is an unusual shape with a domed roof. Inside,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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