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Nice but not spectacular. Great view from the tower though!

We first climbed the bell tower. We were the only ones who did, so we got a private tour. The steps... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
RP-Netherlands
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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
Beautiful cloisters

A lovely place to visit, very peaceful and the open areas are fantastic, calming and relaxing... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Sue H
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

I love cloisters because of the calm it can offer, esp. in the middle of a noisy city, but here the silence is dirsturbed by continous music from loudspeakers.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

We first climbed the bell tower. We were the only ones who did, so we got a private tour. The steps are very barrow and the ceiling is very low. They gave us hard hats to wear during the climb, and we both found out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Pleasant church with traditional interiors.To the rear of the chuch are the very well preserved cloisters surrounding a courtyard.Also features acrypt dedicated to Santa Chiara.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A lovely place to visit, very peaceful and the open areas are fantastic, calming and relaxing right in the middle of the old town

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

You pay €2 to enter (no access to bell tower when we went, otherwise €3). The church itself didn’t seem that remarkable itself but the cloisters were quite atmospheric and picturesque.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

A little bit further one finds that church also built in the XVIth century in catalan-gothic style but it was renovated after the partial collapse in 1593. It possesses an altar in polychrometic marble from XVIIIth and a pillar with a wooden emaciated Christ that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank srinivasan369
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Like many old churches in ancient towns it is plain on the outside and inside the architecture is very striking and here there is an unusual ornate marble altar. The stone walls and archways have a lofty simplicity which creates a tranquil ambience that befits...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank margareth700
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely church in the old town with cloisters fro the religious order who lived there, A great example of Gothic- Catalan architecture dating back to the 14th century. It is worth a visit to this historical monument.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It won't take long, it's more interesting than some of the other churches in Alghero. The statue on left of main nave of Jesus in chains is most interesting. Cloisters are always good.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank KilianPaul
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Beautiful building. Free entrance but they do not open exactly when they say they will. They opened half an hour later than it said but it was lovely to have a look around. They ask for donations. They do evening concerts in the summer but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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