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Beautiful doom outside and lots to see inside

The first thing you see when you are walking about Olbia is the colourful doom. The bells ring... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
ClairefromUK
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Much more grand than San Simplicio

As with so many places in this super Island -surprises can come where you least expect them. A... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The first thing you will notice is the colorful dome. Then there is the colorful interior. It dates from the Middle Ages, but it was heavily remodeled in the mid 18th century, and again with the addition of the paintings near the ceiling.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The first thing you see when you are walking about Olbia is the colourful doom. The bells ring too. It is €2 pp to enter. There are various paintings and mosaic pictures to look at. The pulpit and choir area is of carved wood. It’s...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ClairefromUK
Reviewed 28 May 2018

As with so many places in this super Island -surprises can come where you least expect them. A place for quite reflection.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed 4 September 2017

From outside this church you can see the beautiful colorful dome and the bell tower that has a distinctive style.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited whilst stopping in Olbia for the day. Didn't go inside, but loved admiring the architecture of the exterior of this building. Amazing!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visited Olbia on a 1 day visit as cruise passengers. The town has little obvious history and the 2 churches were our historic highlights. This one is just off the main street but could be overlooked. It is fairly plain and simple outside and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Tourists tend to fly into and from Olbia Airport but the town is worth a visit in its own right; If you can arrange things try to arrive in Olbia several hours before you need to catch your flight home so that you can spend...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just off of the Main Street, but well sign posted. Set in its own square. Picturesque church with colourful domes, dedicated to Saint Paul , well worth a trip if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pablo S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Situated just of the Corso Umberto nearer the port side, this church is beautiful for those who want photos and/or those who want to experience the essence of laid-back Sardinia. If you visit on a Saturday, the local schoolkids have an organisation dedicated to showing...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The church is located in the city center.Very interesting as the inside as well as outside.The dome of the church are covered with decorative tiles in blue or some similar material, which makes it really special. In the part of this church there is also...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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