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Basilica di San Simplicio

Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 071 31619
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Lovely from outside

Lovely old church Shame it was closed would love to have been able to see inside. Didn't display... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bishops Castle, United Kingdom
Not much to see from the outside

The place was closed, so only visible from the outside. Good thing the town is not that big: it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 071 31619
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely old church Shame it was closed would love to have been able to see inside. Didn't display a time when it was open,otherwise we would have gone back to take a look.

Thank middlewoodbatchfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was closed, so only visible from the outside. Good thing the town is not that big: it would have been a long walk for little return.

Thank bdwood2000
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I'm joining the ranks of the other reviewers to say that after endless baroque churches, I was relieved to step into a simple church without the gold and glitter. Quiet but interesting.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very simple stone church, inside, it is as austere. But visit and sit at the back when they hold a mass and you'll get a good experience of Italian Catholic traditions. They dress up so beautifully too when they go to church and those involved...More

Thank anna_oeberg
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice centrally located church. Free entry, great stone work. Worth a visit when you are in town.Is dark inside, but a nice quiet place to say a pray.

Thank Ripitup2014
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had a day here as part of a cruise. The 2 ancient churches are the most historic buildings in the town. The Basilica is very simple and a counterpoint to the more ornate interiors one typically associates with Italy. The surrounding piazza has been...More

Thank bdon257
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

Thank Helpmeimlost
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Quaint church in Olbia. No striking features outside or inside but it is very well kept, modest land well used. Charming with the stone facade and stone interior. Newly renovated plaza outside has made the surroundings more appealing.

Thank AnnaMOberg
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Not in the most affluent part of town, behind the train station. Once there we were impressed, it's on old working church, set in its own plaza , information was in English , so was able to enjoy the experience . Worth a visit.

Thank Pablo S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

So appropriately named. I have never been in such a simple church in which the original features stand out so clearly. It is reached by walking past the train station. Information boards outside give details about the history.

Thank KL1965
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