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Cathedral of Santa Maria

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Address: Piazza Palazzo 4, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 070 663837
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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
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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 is a very nice city, and this one of its good sites

As you stroll somewhat aimlessly around the old town - which I recommend you do - at some point you'll find yourself at the cathedral. We enjoyed the low-key nature of the place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lebanon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As you stroll somewhat aimlessly around the old town - which I recommend you do - at some point you'll find yourself at the cathedral. We enjoyed the low-key nature of the place s long as you miss the tour groups. Be sure to check out the crypt.

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Oeiras, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting and well-preserved ancient cathedral, that worths the visit for believers and non-believers.

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Raymond, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They allow you to take pictures. It was beautiful inside. So much detail. Make sure your shirt is not a tank top in the summer! That's a no-no. The whole area around this cathedral is lovely and there's so much to see. This was just one stop on a half day walk around the quarter.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

A stunning church not to be missed! it has had various rebuilds through the ages, it of course is now classed as a cathedral and is designed in the form of a latin cross. It contains so much including a silver tabernacle from 1610, silver candelabra by famous silversmith Giovanni Salis and THE RELIC OF OUR LORDS SACRED THORN, and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

This is quite a beautiful cathedral. The mosaics over the entry are remarkable as is the interior. This is probably one of the better cathedrals to see in Cagliari. The hike up into the Castello area is worth it. The views from the area are great. Be sure to stop for gelato in the piazza below the cathedral.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The cathedral was built around the 12 century but had many changes of styles during the centuries and was rebuilt after the war.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This cathedral was very beautiful and had a crypt down some stairs with three rooms that were interesting. The marble, paintings and carvings everywhere were incredible. It is not a big cathedral and only took us about 30 mins to walk around. It is free entry but you can make a donation. There are leaflets available in a variety of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lovely music, calm atmosphere, a tranquil haven after demo outside Situated in square in old town Worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

If you like your cathedral's then this is a must to visit. The inside is very impressive indeed and was open most of the time.

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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Most beautiful church in Cagliari, many weddings during the morning and early afternoon, you can have a look at one of them if you are lucky. Classic Roman Catholic cathedral .

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