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Unexpected beauty

We went in as we passed the chattedrale on our way to the hotel. Considering the plain outside, the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
499karlheinzm
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Most atmospheric & tranquil.

We more interested in paying €4 pp to climb 120 -odd steps to see ( & hear ) the bells being rung... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Atmospheric, as open but without lighting,. The orgaist was practising and I sat whilst a storm raged, anjoying the music, a dry place to sir, and the fantastic atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Indeed, people speak Catalan and still prefer to speak Spanish. That fisher village was discovered by the Genoese who made it a fortress. Then it was taken away by the Spanish after the union Aragon-Castille. Only in 1720 it went under the Savoy's house's possession....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank srinivasan369
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This church dates back to 16th century. You will see different styles, both inside and outside. Interior is quite calm with marble altar and few chapels. Nice, colorful dome. We wanted to enter the tower but apparently it was closed with no information on opening...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Cathedral is right in the centre of the town and we must have walked passed it and not realised as it has huge modern looking columns and does not look anything like you would expect an old cathedral to be. The original Gothic doorway...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank margareth700
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is an amazing looking Spanish style cathedral with all the religious iconography that goes with it. Lovely statues and a sense of calm. Entrance is free so it is worth taking a look.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We went in as we passed the chattedrale on our way to the hotel. Considering the plain outside, the inside is unexpected huge and different to cathedrals in Northern Europe. The main 'eye catchers ' are not gold but marble. Defiantly worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We more interested in paying €4 pp to climb 120 -odd steps to see ( & hear ) the bells being rung in the campanile

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JamesW17
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The cathedral is situated near Piazza Civica in the medieval town of Alghero, this Church is big and built by the Catalans.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I found it not very inspiring or remarkable. But it takes only a minute to look in. Not a memorable visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
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