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Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio

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A beautiful Romanesque church. Beautiful blind arcading on the outside walls. On the inside a not... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
62cheryld
Beautiful small church

This is a simple church with a Romanesque façade. This interior is also rather simple and dark, as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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La Basilica minore di San Simplicio è posta sulla sommità di una collina di fronte alla stazione ferroviaria di Olbia. Si raggiunge facilmente percorrendo completamente il Corso Umberto sino all’attraversamento ferroviario e svoltando a destra nella...more
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Piazza San Simplicio 1, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a simple church with a Romanesque façade. This interior is also rather simple and dark, as you would expect for the period it dates from. It seems to be a popular wedding venue.

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Marcello C, Accompagnatore at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your gentle feedback

Reviewed September 14, 2018

A beautiful Romanesque church. Beautiful blind arcading on the outside walls. On the inside a not so typical 12th century church, as it has three naves. There are wonderful Norman columns and capitals with human and rams heads. What is unique is that it is...More

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Marcello C, Accompagnatore at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback.

Reviewed September 6, 2018

You can see most of the important features from the outside. The interior has very little worth seeing, as it has no ornaments or art, and you have to pay 4 Euros. The church is restored, and of the 10-11th centuries; it is built over...More

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Marcello C, Accompagnatore at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018
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Thank you for feedback. The correct information is that interior and outside have more important elements both. The ticket including...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The location of the church at the square is nice. A place of rest and silence in a busy city. The church is small, and not much light comes in. Hardly any sculpture or painting inside. The altar is nice. The building itself is massive...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to have a look inside. From the bright sunshine outside and entering the church it seemed very dark. Once your eyes readjusted you are surprised how nice it is. The pillars are very individual and ornate. Make sure you read the information...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I visited at the time of the saint's festival in May. There was an extensive street market adjacent to the church, local children were giving guided tours of the church interior, and there was a fair close by. A great atmosphere and a little gem...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We knew there was a five day festival in Olbia at this time and it was a surprise to learn of a such a concert in this tiny plain church. This was a very local but well attended event and it was such a pleasure...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

I booked a 2 night break in the city and was recommended to visit this church by the hotel staff. It's easy to walk to and has a very interesting history. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Lovely church in Olbia that strikes with its simplicity hence the name of San Simplicio. Stunning architecture with features I've never seen before! Free to visit!

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Nice Church from the outside, large information signs but couldn´t find any notice of open hours or possibilities to see the interrior of the building, Sad!

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