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Cathedral of Santa Maria

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This 14th-century cathedral is located in the medieval quarter of Castello.
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Piazza Palazzo 4, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 663837
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All reviews steep walk side chapels beautiful interior cattedrale di jaw dropping free entry old town cruise terminal worth a visit highest point nice church worth the climb walking tour marble architecture palazzo worship
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With so many churches for tourists to choose from in Cagliari - Cathedral of Santa Maria should be top of the To Visit list.. Stunning architecture, and don't forget to take a trip to the crypt

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most interesting attractions in the old town on the hill. Definitely made the walk worth the effort. Don’t miss the crypt! The stone carving are beautiful.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon the cathedral when walking to another area! Despite it being extremely busy it was very peaceful inside and well worth going into. Nice surrounding area and walk back down to the front.

Thank Dragonfly080808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral with Neo-Gothic façade dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Saint Cecilia. Not stunning but worth to climb up the hill from down town or if you in Bastione di Saint Remy area. A great retreat from heat and tourists alike. I highly recommend...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful cathedral with a lot of wonderful stone work but the highlight for me was undoubtedly the crypt, also for it’s stonework and arched ceiling.

Thank LizA2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet oasis in a busy town, do go in for some quiet moments beautiful ceiling frescoes, beautifully kept....do go -

Thank cheshireguy
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very nice cathedral. The interior is very nice and it's definitely a place that deserves a visit in Cagliari.

Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Nice combination of a Roman inspired facade and a baroque interior. The church is in a beautiful condition and there is some nice information present. The crypt is rather impressive.

Thank David B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited many churches on this trip. This one is absolutely beautiful! It is quite a hike from the cruise terminal, but it’s worth it!

Thank MyFamilyDC
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Located on a fortified hilltop, very impressive marble interior next to the Cagliari seat of government. Great views from this area and a very picturesque walk leading to and from the Cathedral.

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3 May 2015|
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Line 7 seems to connect the main boulevard with the old town, passing close to the cathedral. The Cathedral is situated in the centre of Cagliari, only a few hunderd metres from the boulevard. If you go up the Viale Regina... More