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Although not religious we found the cathedral well worth a visit. The architecture is interesting... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2013
Stafford, United Kingdom

Well worth a visit. The cathedral has been in existence since approx 1500 a.d. and is steeped in... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2012
Frances K
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

We walked inside and me and the kids were taken aback. This cathedral is something you should see to believe- simply stunning architecture and building - highly recommend even for a 5 minute visit!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank michael b
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The cathedral is really nice and puts off a certain vibe, however we could not clim the tower, as the access to it was closed. Still worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

Tucked away in the old town of Alghero the Cathedral is well worth a visit. Not massive, or overly impressive, but pay the 3 Euros to go up the tower for an amazing view of the city. There was also a guide up there who...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

A great way to see the town from a height is to buy the ticket for the tower (you can also get a ticket to cover admission to the church of Saint Francis that's just around the corner. The church itself is very well maintained...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Although not religious we found the cathedral well worth a visit. The architecture is interesting and it is not over-ornate. There was an organ recital when we visited which was very pleasant

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank 79Mike
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This is probably wonderful but end of Sept 2012 was being renovated so restricted access, scaffolding etc. Hard to tell.

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank dunbossin
Reviewed 6 September 2012

Whilst scaffolding was up around the building inside was clear and accessible. The art and the history were stunning with haunting organ music in the background beautiful icons superb architecture.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank nffcrule1
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Well worth a visit. The cathedral has been in existence since approx 1500 a.d. and is steeped in history. I was fascinated by the bemused faces of the marble lions guarding the steps to the altar. The organist was practising while we were there and...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Frances K
Reviewed 15 August 2012

the organist was practising when we went in - so atmospheric and peaceful and authentic, even in the heart of the tourist district of the old town.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Bunglarouche
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Sometimes when you walk through it the chorus will be practicing and it sounds beautiful. The architecture and details were so nice and it made me feel like going to mass. Loved it.

Date of experience: September 2011
1  Thank 35C0B3D0
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