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Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis

Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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A peaceful house of worship, devout and simple unlike many of the worlds glittering religious palaces!

While in Sinis this is a great stop; pause, relax and feel the world disappear for a while. Sounds... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Ian H
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Darwin, Australia
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 25 May 2017
lakelover908
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“old church” (3 reviews)
“century” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

While in Sinis this is a great stop; pause, relax and feel the world disappear for a while. Sounds a bit new agey, but it really is a modest and yet beautiful old church.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 24 May 2017 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 29 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
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