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Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria

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Address: Piazza Bonaria, 09125, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 39-070301747
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6:30 am - 12:00 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Cathedral in Cagliari 's centre, good for a visit and also to seat down in the step and see the sea in front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chicco M
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English first
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cathedral in Cagliari 's centre, good for a visit and also to seat down in the step and see the sea in front.

Thank Chicco M
Catania, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mass was happening, but our guide, Riccardo told us the story and it's beautiful on the outside. Fair Winds!!

Thank TLB269
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Had not been in this church for at least 40 years. Unfortunately when we visited there was a funeral in progress. We were not able to go thru the entire church. The grounds are also lovely

Thank pat h
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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931 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

An amazing basillica of great beauty and quite a view from the stairs. The various art and the design of the interior.

Thank Joel K
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Fantastic church on top of some steps. I recommend it to everyone. It is in the centre of the city and easy to find.

Thank Louise B
Rijeka, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Aside of some nice views, there is not much to see or visit. Well, it is a reminder of rich merchant and naval history, but nothing more than that...

1 Thank Borzov
Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

worth to check, beutyfull inside and very nice view from outside at the see and port. nice for a longer walk from city center.

1 Thank EmiliaB87
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This Basilica is the main attraction you have to visit in Cagliari, even if you´re not religious, like we aren´t. It´s not a “rich church”, as usual, but with,as most, a legend on his Foundation, related to a catalan merchant ship (behind the altar you can see a mural that refers to it). What we found really interesting was the... More 

4 Thank José B
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

It is said that, in 1370, when a Catalan merchant ship got into trouble, its crew threw overboard its cargo. When a crate carrying a Madonna hit the water, the sea calmed and the ship was saved. The crate was washed ashore near the location of the sanctuary. Our Lady of the Fair Winds became a patron saint of sailors.... More 

11 Thank ViajedeOcio
Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We just took an external look when our tour bus drove by. The church was said to be built in 1800 to the right sian old church erected by the Aragonese in 1324-1329.

1 Thank Hongkongboy55

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