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Basilica di San Simplicio

Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 071 31619
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Simple Church

We stopped here to have a look inside. From the bright sunshine outside and entering the church it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ClairefromUK
via mobile
Festival in May

I visited at the time of the saint's festival in May. There was an extensive street market adjacent... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Richard W
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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“simple church” (5 reviews)
“old building” (3 reviews)
“lovely church” (2 reviews)
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Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 071 31619
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to have a look inside. From the bright sunshine outside and entering the church it seemed very dark. Once your eyes readjusted you are surprised how nice it is. The pillars are very individual and ornate. Make sure you read the information...More

Thank ClairefromUK
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I visited at the time of the saint's festival in May. There was an extensive street market adjacent to the church, local children were giving guided tours of the church interior, and there was a fair close by. A great atmosphere and a little gem...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We knew there was a five day festival in Olbia at this time and it was a surprise to learn of a such a concert in this tiny plain church. This was a very local but well attended event and it was such a pleasure...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

I booked a 2 night break in the city and was recommended to visit this church by the hotel staff. It's easy to walk to and has a very interesting history. Well worth a visit

Thank Derek A
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Lovely church in Olbia that strikes with its simplicity hence the name of San Simplicio. Stunning architecture with features I've never seen before! Free to visit!

Thank Georgiana L
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Nice Church from the outside, large information signs but couldn´t find any notice of open hours or possibilities to see the interrior of the building, Sad!

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

We went in august and not many people visit this place. This old building is beautiful from outside and inside is just simply.

Thank massimoswitz
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Visiting on MV Arcadia for a visit to Olbia and found this gem. What a lovely place. Lucky enough to come when a wedding was on.

Thank MandL-OM
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Have tried several time to view the inside but it is always closed when i go. There are no opening times posted. First time Ive encountered a closed church in italy!

Thank jackie M
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

One of the oldest chrches you will ever see. So simple but so special. Weird that the town wasnt built around it. The church is sort of down a back street away from the centre

Thank Mark M
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