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Impressive interior

Impressive interior is very well presented.We also visited the histoc bell tower : entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Michael S
London, United Kingdom
Impressive cathedral

A bit hidden in the small streets of Alghero you may 'stumble' upon this impressive cathedral... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Hulshout, Belgium
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

This church has a rather simple façade. It is more beautiful on the inside with a carved marble altar and pulpit. It was built in the mid 1500’s in the Gothic style, but it has undergone several reconstructions. Most of what you see today dates...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Impressive interior is very well presented.We also visited the histoc bell tower : entrance fee four euros.A narrow winding stone spiral staircase with 180 steps leads to the top of the tower with great views across sea and city.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Amazing experience to see this cathedral opened during the day, but also in the evening and night Double accesses from front and back

Thank Corina G
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The monumentally huge entrance in the neo-classical style is a complete nonsense that spoils your entrance to the church as once inside it is entirely different: rather sombre grey stone, huge columns and rather understated except for the altar front which is a riot of...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The approach from the cobbled street is interesting - a classical portico with pillars. Inside it is much like many other Italian churches. There was CD of organ music playing although the Sunday morning service had only just finished. A praise band was packing away...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Smaller than most, it was still a pleasant 20 minutes spent walking around the cathedral. Restoration work was taking place when we visited, so we couldn’t access certain areas. Also it is free to enter.

Thank Suki W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A lovely place to visit and full of real treasures. Great for fifteen minutes walking round taking in all the beauty

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

A bit hidden in the small streets of Alghero you may 'stumble' upon this impressive cathedral. starting with the neoclassical entrance, the amount of marber, the pulpit and much more. Make a time to visit it, look at the different styles of / within the...More

Thank GuppeC
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Well worth a little time to look around, though far less lavish than the catherdrals and churches of mainland Italy. The building itself is not the most attractive from outside but falls into place inside with great sweeping arches and subsidiary altars.

Thank paul w
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice cathedral, we enjoyed walking around for a few minutes and getting out of the sun. Worth having a look.

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