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Beautiful doom outside and lots to see inside

The first thing you see when you are walking about Olbia is the colourful doom. The bells ring... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
ClairefromUK
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Much more grand than San Simplicio

As with so many places in this super Island -surprises can come where you least expect them. A... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
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Piazza Civitas 4, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed May 30, 2015

This church is just off the main street, Corso Umberto I, near Tourist Information. After walking along a couple of small streets you will spot the distinctive multicoloured dome. There are two entrances, one at the Plaza Civitas and one at the side. It is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing you will notice is the colorful dome. Then there is the colorful interior. It dates from the Middle Ages, but it was heavily remodeled in the mid 18th century, and again with the addition of the paintings near the ceiling.

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

The first thing you see when you are walking about Olbia is the colourful doom. The bells ring too. It is €2 pp to enter. There are various paintings and mosaic pictures to look at. The pulpit and choir area is of carved wood. It’s...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

As with so many places in this super Island -surprises can come where you least expect them. A place for quite reflection.

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

From outside this church you can see the beautiful colorful dome and the bell tower that has a distinctive style.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited whilst stopping in Olbia for the day. Didn't go inside, but loved admiring the architecture of the exterior of this building. Amazing!

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Reviewed October 5, 2016

We visited Olbia on a 1 day visit as cruise passengers. The town has little obvious history and the 2 churches were our historic highlights. This one is just off the main street but could be overlooked. It is fairly plain and simple outside and...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Tourists tend to fly into and from Olbia Airport but the town is worth a visit in its own right; If you can arrange things try to arrive in Olbia several hours before you need to catch your flight home so that you can spend...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2016

Just off of the Main Street, but well sign posted. Set in its own square. Picturesque church with colourful domes, dedicated to Saint Paul , well worth a trip if you are in the area.

Thank Pablo S
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Situated just of the Corso Umberto nearer the port side, this church is beautiful for those who want photos and/or those who want to experience the essence of laid-back Sardinia. If you visit on a Saturday, the local schoolkids have an organisation dedicated to showing...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2016

The church is located in the city center.Very interesting as the inside as well as outside.The dome of the church are covered with decorative tiles in blue or some similar material, which makes it really special. In the part of this church there is also...More

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