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Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria

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Address: Piazza Bonaria, 09125, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 070 301747
06:30 - 12:00
16:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
16:30 - 19:30

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This is yet another beautiful church in Europe. This church is called the Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria but it is sometimes known as Our Lady of Fair Winds. There are some... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Sharon M
Abingdon, Maryland
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Abingdon, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is yet another beautiful church in Europe. This church is called the Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria but it is sometimes known as Our Lady of Fair Winds. There are some beautiful works of art throughout the church as well as some relics on display. Before you enter the church, as you are walking up the steps, be... More 

Thank Sharon M
United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place was beautiful, I liked the ground floor but I wasn't wowed until I went down into the crypts. They were so intricately designed and the architecture has so much attention to detail! A great place to visit while in Cagliari.

1 Thank Jamie S
Province of Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Your eyes will be glad to See the landscape and mosaico in front of Church .in front of this are too,the stairs that brings you to "suvsiccu" mini Port, where a lot of boats waiting for the Wind ,with a great walking Street .nearby ,in their season you can eat "ricci" direct from the fishermen . Instead ,the Church can... More 

Thank pamerica
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Interesting but the main church is not that old or decorative, probably because we bombed it. The walk along the seafront is lovely.

1 Thank theoriginalMartin
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The views from the top of the church steps is very good. Don't quite see why it has such a high rating. At least there is a nice park behind the church which is worth visiting. There does not seem to be much around this church to do. It's a bit out of town, but quite easy to access using... More 

1 Thank Meerkat_Man
Oeiras, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A beautiful and peaceful santuary ont he top of the hill. The scenery from up there is lovely, so it really deserves the visit!

Thank PeterTML
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Basilica is average when compared with other basilicas in town. The views from here to the castello district, grave yards, and harbor are pretty good. It is easy to access from the marina via bus line 5.

1 Thank KAOSeattle
Benalla, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you are interested in religion, history and art then this is a must. We were surprised at how much time we spent here. Despite what it looks like on the map, you can walk there from the railway station area quite easily.

2 Thank Eleanor M
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This church is a bit out of the center. An interesting church, as far as churches go, with a long history. It's a bit of a climb up, so you have to be prepared. Good views of the city and the cemetery below.

1 Thank Alfred V
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely church and well worth a visit if you're in the area, but I wouldn't rate it as the top attraction in Cagliari. We spent about 45 mins inside, and a while longer in the grounds trying to make friends with the local cats! Amazing views of the cemetery round the back.

Thank sewingmyfish

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