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Love a good church

We visited early afternoon during the week so there was no service going on. Beautiful, ornate and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
travelbag3011
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Main church in Alghero

You will walk past this so many times when you are in Alghero so you might as well have a peek. We... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Crocodile_Ddee
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited early afternoon during the week so there was no service going on. Beautiful, ornate and sometimes quite eery church because of the size/height. Its right in the old town centre and difficult (at first) to find, but then you realise that you've probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

You will walk past this so many times when you are in Alghero so you might as well have a peek. We went in when mass was being said so could not get a proper walk around.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting It's great to see It's definitely a yes to see compared to other churches in this town and others Just have to find the main door to go in It's by the big cream columns up a set of steps

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Lovely cathedral but we visited on a Sunday morning when mass was just about to start so couldn't spend much time looking around.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mary L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Not quite sure what other reviewers had been drinking before reviewing but this is a dark austere building inside, the cathedral in Cagliari is much more inspiring.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a lovely cathedral to walk round and see the many different alters surrounding the outer walls. Very peaceful to sit and take it all in.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This cathedral is pretty austere, and as churches go rather modest. The architecture is not spectacular, but there are some beautiful statues and decorations inside.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nice cathedral well located in downtown which was opened many times I was in Alhgero . For around 2€ you can walk up the bell tower. Originally built as Catalan Gothic. Inside it’s largely Renaissance, with some late-baroque baubles. Around cathedral you can find many...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very atmospheric and real feel to this wonderfully old cathedral. It seems to be open all the time even at night. You can go up to the bell tower for a small fee. Didn't do it myself because a bit claustrophobic.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HermajestyStHelens
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just stunning.! We have been inside many buy none as beautiful as this, it really took our breath away and made us feel quite emotional Has to be seen when in Alghero and we had to visit again on our last night. Will not forget...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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