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Chiesa di San Salvatore

Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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Christian church on a pagan site

The 16th century church built on a pagan ( Roman) site is quite exquisite. Going down the steep... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
rwyeth774220
Hidden gem

This little Commune with its small church in its centre was a little extra to find after our trip... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
barbara V
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The 16th century church built on a pagan ( Roman) site is quite exquisite. Going down the steep steps to a Roman sanctuary with faded frescos on the walls it was also a place dedicated to the cult of the water goddess and the well...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This little Commune with its small church in its centre was a little extra to find after our trip to Tharros. As it was only open in the morning we had to go back again to visit. We were left to look round by the...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Travelling to Sardinia is not only go to the beach, every place is plenty of history, folk and religion, This place is a Magical one, I was introduced from my mother in law to this place, I was reluctant, but if you take some preparation...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

It was recommended that I visit this church and it is only open in the morning. I went on a Thursday morning but unfortunately it was closed. It has a crypt that I would have loved to see - maybe next time!

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Like most people, we visited off season. Indeed, the season lasts hardly any time at all, as the village is uninhabited except for the nine-day festival in late August, when it's packed. The church itself is nothing much to write home about – the action...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

This small church, unimpressive from the outside, has a pretty interior. You can descend down several steps into the crypt area (about 5 separate rooms) which contains some graffiti dating back to the 4th century. In those days water was worshipped and this part of...More

Thank BroLucius
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Worth a quick visit if you are in the area. The church is in the village of San Salvotore which looks like an archetypal Mexican wild west village - reputedly several spaghetti westerns were filmed here. The church sits over an ancient hypogeum dedicated to...More

Thank Caroline B
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