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Cattedrale di Santa Maria

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Address: Piazza Duomo, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Nice Church to visit

Went there as it is one of Alghero's most famous attractions. The exterior is a bit misleading, as it looks as though it was bit 50 years ago, but inside is quite different. Just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
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Sydney, Canada
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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Prague
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 cozy bar and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 it

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went there as it is one of Alghero's most famous attractions. The exterior is a bit misleading, as it looks as though it was bit 50 years ago, but inside is quite different. Just go in there, and no matter what religion you are, just light a candle, wish something good for someone you love, sit there in peace for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Not to be missed as you stroll the old town of Alghero. Has a beautiful, calm atmosphere. Artworks worth a look but somehow the shape creates a cool, calm oasis.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

A lovely small Cathedral with ornate silver altar,and beautiful paintings.Well worth a look while in Alghero Town.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is a combination between an very old construction and the newer entrance that feet very well. The chance to visit the cathedral when the organ music play offer more glossy to the marble and brigs apart peace. It is placed in the shopping area very accessible at any time of the day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

All white and touches of red, some lovely art, beautiful marble. A place to gather your thoughts and meditate for a while - lovely organ music was playing while i was there, I would return again and agian if I lived here

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Cattedrale di Santa Maria is a very nice church with interesting views from the interiour as well as the exteriour and the tower.

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