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Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis

Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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A gem

I believe this lovely little church dates back to the 6th century. It is well worth a visit if you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kendal, United Kingdom
One of the oldest churches still in use

Near the ruins of Talos, in a small village stands this age old church. Very lovely in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Den Haag, The Netherlands
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“century” (4 reviews)
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Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I believe this lovely little church dates back to the 6th century. It is well worth a visit if you are visiting Tharros.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Near the ruins of Talos, in a small village stands this age old church. Very lovely in the afternoon sun. Inside just the bare walls, very impressive. Nearby square houses an information center on the peninsula and its beaches. Please notice that there is a...More

Thank Jan_Lelie
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stumbled upon this 6th century church while going to Tharros (ancient Roman ruins just metres away). The car park is just before the church, and we stopped in as the door was open. The church is an unusual shape with a domed roof. Inside,...More

Thank maplepop
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We weren't looking especially for this old church but found ourselves parked right beside it. It is an amazing, well preserved structure dating back to the 6th century. Not ornate but simple in structure inside and out. The stone font has a fish carved into...More

Thank stotty24
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The church of San Giovanni is a magnificent example of 11th century design. Inside the simplicity adds to its charm, with a small altar and very interesting wooden tabernacle. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JaneHilton1908
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This Paleochristian era church is so old! It feels like the stones carry centuries of spiritual energy with its simple interior, cool and damp atmosphere. A quick stop and free.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The church is built on an area formerly used as a necropolis Punic and then Christian. It is located near the beach with the same name and is very interested for the history passionate.

Thank MLRaphael
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Very very old and beautiful church, one of the oldest in the region, don't know much more to say about it but when you go to Tarros you cannott miss it

Thank Annemieke H
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Found at the bottom of San Giovanni di Sinis. Although this is not the attraction you will get wild with, but the view you see at the top most in the Torre. The view is simply magnificent and I think second to Isola Tavolara, this...More

Thank sdcdelacruz
Reviewed 7 November 2015

A very unusual and antique church... a must see for all of you who are in the Oristano area and very close to the church you can also visit the famous ruins of the Phoenician town of Tharros...

Thank Emanuele M
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