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Cathedral of Santa Maria

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This 14th-century cathedral is located in the medieval quarter of Castello.
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Piazza Palazzo 4, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A quiet oasis in a busy town, do go in for some quiet moments beautiful ceiling frescoes, beautifully kept....do go -

Thank cheshireguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice cathedral. The interior is very nice and it's definitely a place that deserves a visit in Cagliari.

Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice combination of a Roman inspired facade and a baroque interior. The church is in a beautiful condition and there is some nice information present. The crypt is rather impressive.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited many churches on this trip. This one is absolutely beautiful! It is quite a hike from the cruise terminal, but it’s worth it!

Thank MyFamilyDC
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Located on a fortified hilltop, very impressive marble interior next to the Cagliari seat of government. Great views from this area and a very picturesque walk leading to and from the Cathedral.

Thank MARIO S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is an absolute must for a walking tour of Cagliari. This walking tour should minimally also include the Tower of the Elephant and the Bastion of Saint Remy.

Thank Drozer68
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I lovend this cathedral, especially the part underground. All buildings related to religion are nice, but sets this apart is beautiful area underneath. Nice decorations and different. It is not far from the harbor.

Thank JohanAmsterdam82
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice interior.. worth the detour! Nice paintings on the ceiling, almost in the style of Hergé.. the ‘clear line’ comic book author of Tintin.. Very beautiful crypt.

Thank Wim V
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Built in the XIII century, Pisan style. Inside are magnificent pulpits. Crypt dated to XVII century decoration, contains the remains of 300 Christian martyrs.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Walked all the way up with 4 kids only for the doorman to refuse entry due to us wearing shorts. Disappointed that such rules exist in this day and age. Looked nice from what I could see from the outside and the ice cream shop...More

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Dymani
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Line 7 seems to connect the main boulevard with the old town, passing close to the cathedral. The Cathedral is situated in the centre of Cagliari, only a few hunderd metres from the boulevard. If you go up the Viale Regina... More
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