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Cattedrale di Santa Maria

Piazza Duomo, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Impressive structure

Well worth a little time to look around, though far less lavish than the catherdrals and churches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paul w
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Stoke Lacy, United Kingdom
Very pleasant to walk around

Very nice cathedral, we enjoyed walking around for a few minutes and getting out of the sun. Worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicki_t_1987
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Portsmouth
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“bell tower” (10 reviews)
“old town” (9 reviews)
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Piazza Duomo, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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"light a candle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a little time to look around, though far less lavish than the catherdrals and churches of mainland Italy. The building itself is not the most attractive from outside but falls into place inside with great sweeping arches and subsidiary altars.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cathedral, we enjoyed walking around for a few minutes and getting out of the sun. Worth having a look.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Atmospheric, as open but without lighting,. The orgaist was practising and I sat whilst a storm raged, anjoying the music, a dry place to sir, and the fantastic atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Indeed, people speak Catalan and still prefer to speak Spanish. That fisher village was discovered by the Genoese who made it a fortress. Then it was taken away by the Spanish after the union Aragon-Castille. Only in 1720 it went under the Savoy's house's possession....More

Thank srinivasan369
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This church dates back to 16th century. You will see different styles, both inside and outside. Interior is quite calm with marble altar and few chapels. Nice, colorful dome. We wanted to enter the tower but apparently it was closed with no information on opening...More

Thank KrisD_pl
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Cathedral is right in the centre of the town and we must have walked passed it and not realised as it has huge modern looking columns and does not look anything like you would expect an old cathedral to be. The original Gothic doorway...More

Thank margareth700
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is an amazing looking Spanish style cathedral with all the religious iconography that goes with it. Lovely statues and a sense of calm. Entrance is free so it is worth taking a look.

Thank SteveS1970
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We went in as we passed the chattedrale on our way to the hotel. Considering the plain outside, the inside is unexpected huge and different to cathedrals in Northern Europe. The main 'eye catchers ' are not gold but marble. Defiantly worth a visit.

Thank Karl-Heinz M
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We more interested in paying €4 pp to climb 120 -odd steps to see ( & hear ) the bells being rung in the campanile

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The cathedral is situated near Piazza Civica in the medieval town of Alghero, this Church is big and built by the Catalans.

Thank massimoswitz
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