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Basilica di San Simplicio

Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 071 31619
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A gem

Visiting on MV Arcadia for a visit to Olbia and found this gem. What a lovely place. Lucky enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Merstham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Always seems to be closed

Have tried several time to view the inside but it is always closed when i go. There are no opening... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
jackie M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Via San Simplicio, 07026, Olbia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 071 31619
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting on MV Arcadia for a visit to Olbia and found this gem. What a lovely place. Lucky enough to come when a wedding was on.

Thank MandL-OM
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Have tried several time to view the inside but it is always closed when i go. There are no opening times posted. First time Ive encountered a closed church in italy!

Thank jackie M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

One of the oldest chrches you will ever see. So simple but so special. Weird that the town wasnt built around it. The church is sort of down a back street away from the centre

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Close to the Olbia Train Station and close during the office. I will advise to check opening hours for visit.

Thank Kareem R
Reviewed 2 July 2017

You must see it. It is made all from stone. Very old and mystic place. You can walk there from main street in Olbia.

Thank Rafal B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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 9 May 2017

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 7 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 AnnaMOberg
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
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