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Cathedral of Santa Maria

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Address: Piazza Palazzo 4, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 070-66-38-37
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: This 14th-century cathedral is located in the medieval quarter of Castello.
This 14th-century cathedral is located in the medieval quarter of Castello.
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Cagliari's beautiful cathedral

Beautiful building well worth visiting for the icons and images within. Women will need to cover shoulders and legs before admission.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building well worth visiting for the icons and images within. Women will need to cover shoulders and legs before admission.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Originally, we planned to take bus #7 near Piazza Yenne to go near the cathedral Cagliari. But we took the lift behind Chiesa di Santa Chiara instead. We took the lift near Piazza Yenne, behind Chiesa di Santa Chiara. But after taking the lift, there is quite a bit of uphill walk that is not straight forward. If you want... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Interesting cathedral, one of the few interesting things to do in Cagliari, a city offering NOTHING to tourists.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Lovely building but the most unique feature are the crypts with very unusual ceiling and wall decoration. The ceilings are vaulted, there is plenty of light in the main crypt as well as the two side crypts. Well worth a visit but check opening times.

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Alba Iulia, Alba, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was a pleasure to visit this great cathedral . But I don't know why it was close at o'clock in the afternoon. But like all the churches in Italy....it should be visited.

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Olsztyn, Poland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

During our day in Cagliari the cathedral church was one of the most beautiful places we visited. The Cattedrale di Santa Maria e Santa Cecilia as it is called is a great example of changing styles of Italian sacral architecture. The interior is worth some time to appreciate the beauty of the work in marble, the altars and the decorations... More 

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Hunter Valley, NSW
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We visited this beautiful cathedral on our one day cruise stop. We walked from the port (where we were welcomed very warmly & genuinely at the small Tourist Information Stand & provided with a map & any information we required), through the town & up very steep, meandering streets which passed a wonderful spot to photograph the port & miles... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Wishing I can go back there again... It's a truly marvelous Cathedral of Cagliari... The old town can make you feel at peace for the surroundings of calm atmosphere and humble settings.

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Salisbury
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Well worth a visit if you are in the city. Be aware lots of walking up steepish hill to get to the Cathedral from the port area. Much of city in poor state of repair and too much graffiti for my taste.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I have visited what seems like hundreds of cathedrals and churches on our trip from northern Italy right down south, across to Sicily and now Sardinia. Many have been over the top, some even fair ground level, most were beautiful, a few plain but the Cattedrale di Santa Maria has an elegance,.. about it that I have... More 

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Additional Information about Cathedral of Santa Maria

Address: Address: Piazza Palazzo 4, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 070-66-38-37
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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