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Impressive cathedral

A bit hidden in the small streets of Alghero you may 'stumble' upon this impressive cathedral... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
GuppeC
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Hulshout, Belgium
Impressive structure

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

Reviewed 13 July 2018
paul w
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Stoke Lacy, United Kingdom
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Amazing experience to see this cathedral opened during the day, but also in the evening and night Double accesses from front and back

Thank Corina G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The monumentally huge entrance in the neo-classical style is a complete nonsense that spoils your entrance to the church as once inside it is entirely different: rather sombre grey stone, huge columns and rather understated except for the altar front which is a riot of...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The approach from the cobbled street is interesting - a classical portico with pillars. Inside it is much like many other Italian churches. There was CD of organ music playing although the Sunday morning service had only just finished. A praise band was packing away...More

Thank juliebM3303ZG
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Smaller than most, it was still a pleasant 20 minutes spent walking around the cathedral. Restoration work was taking place when we visited, so we couldn’t access certain areas. Also it is free to enter.

Thank Suki W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A lovely place to visit and full of real treasures. Great for fifteen minutes walking round taking in all the beauty

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

A bit hidden in the small streets of Alghero you may 'stumble' upon this impressive cathedral. starting with the neoclassical entrance, the amount of marber, the pulpit and much more. Make a time to visit it, look at the different styles of / within the...More

Thank GuppeC
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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.

Thank paul w
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank nicki_t_1987
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
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

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