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Lovely simple Cathedral in the citadel area

Nice to stop here and take in the more austere atmosphere than in many other churches. It is a... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
tamaletown
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Perth, Australia
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Quiet retreat from the heat.

This church is located right in the centre of Calvia. Absent of the ornate features found in other... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
mcmahon_t
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Clara, Ireland
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Aug 28, 2018
“Lovely simple Cathedral in the citadel area”
Aug 9, 2018
“Quiet retreat from the heat.”
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Nice to stop here and take in the more austere atmosphere than in many other churches. It is a lovely place to sit and contemplate for a while.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tamaletown
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This church is located right in the centre of Calvia. Absent of the ornate features found in other churches this holy place is just perfect for some quiet reflection time away from the heat of the day. Listen for the bells ringing during the day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This cathedral is very impressive inside with a beautiful multicolour altar, en extraordinary Christ and a lot of saints sculptures around. A place to reflect about our life!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

The beauty of this place is in the meaning it has to those who live here. It is relatively plain inside except for the tiled floor and an organ, but it has always been a sanctuary where people went to pray for the wellbeing of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

We had taken the long and arduous walk up from the Calvi township to visit the Calvi Citadel. While wandering around the inner lane-ways of the citadel, we came upon the Cathedral St. Jean Baptiste. This is the smallest cathedral that we have ever visited....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Any visit to the citadel must include the cathedral! It's not very big but interesting, nonetheless. The views from the citadel ramparts make the climb worthwhile.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

This is a very ordinary cathedral, there was nothing unique about it. And above all the place looks like it needs some renovations....

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

There's nothing that stood out as a must-see at this church, but towards the top of the walled city, a nice place to walk around, and worth spending a few minutes.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Emily M
Reviewed December 16, 2016

After taking the tender ashore from the cruise ship we walked up the hill and followed the few signs and mostly our nose to reach Baroque St. Jean Baptiste Cathedral. If you get lost as some did just ask the nearest local or tourist for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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