14 Sights in Sassari, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Sassari, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Sassari, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Sassari

1. Santa Caterina

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Santa Caterina is a monumental church in Sassari, a branch of the parish of St. Nicholas (Cathedral) currently carry out their liturgical service there, in addition to the parish priest of the Roman rite, a Greek Catholic priest of the Byzantine rite and a priest of the Greek Orthodox rite; The Community of Sant'Egidio also operates in the same church. The church is located in Piazza Santa Caterina, in the historic center. The church of Santa Caterina was the first in Sardinia to be built according to the Counter-Reformation liturgical-architectural canons, outlined by the Council of Trent.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Caterina (Sassari) (IT)

2. Domus de Janas di Molafà

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The tomb of Molafà is a prehistoric archaeological site located in the municipality of Sassari, in the locality of Molafà. It is a domus de janas with an architectural façade, carved into the rock, reminiscent of the central stele and the exedra of the tombs of the giants, so much so that it is defined by some as a "tomb of the giants carved into the rock". This type of tomb is typical of some areas of Sassari while it is unknown in the rest of Sardinia, where there are only domus de janas and tombs of the giants of the classical type.

Wikipedia: Tomba di Molafà (IT)

3. Orto Botanico - Università di Sassari

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The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Sassari is a new building complex now being constructed for the University of Sassari. It is located between Via Piandanna and SP15m at the western edge of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy, and appears to be a successor to an earlier garden maintained by Regia Università di Sassari circa 1890-1910 Unclear events have accompanied the history of this building complex: and at that time, after 2009, criminal investigations were initiated.

Wikipedia: Orto Botanico dell'Università di Sassari (EN)

4. Chiesa di San Michele di Murusas

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The church of San Michele di Murusas is a place of worship located northeast of the city of Sassari, about a kilometer from the suburb of Sant'Orsola. The building is the only evidence of the ancient village of Murusas, a settlement mentioned for the first time in the Condaghe di San Pietro di Silki in documents belonging to the second half of the eleventh century.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Michele di Murusas (IT)

5. Chiesa di San Pietro di Silki

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The church of San Pietro di Silki is one of the oldest Catholic places of Sassari. The church, annexed to the convent of the Franciscan friars, is located in a peripheral area, southwest of the historic center, and overlooks a large square accessible from via delle Croci, crossbar of Viale San Pietro. The temple is home to the womb of the farmers massai

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Pietro di Silki (IT)

6. Cattedrale di San Nicola

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Cattedrale di San Nicola Original uploader was Utente:Gfss84 at it.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Sassari Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy, and is dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Sassari. It was built in the Romanesque style in the 12th century. The present building also includes Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical elements. Construction was finished in the 18th century.

Wikipedia: Sassari Cathedral (EN)

7. Teatro Civico

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The Civic Theatre of Sassari is located in the heart of the city along Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. It is named after Maestro Luigi Canepa. Until 1826, the town palace stood in the area currently occupied by the civic theatre, overlooking the disappeared Piazza del Comune, in the middle of the Plata de Codinas, the central axis of the walled city.

Wikipedia: Teatro Civico (Sassari) (IT)

8. Museo - Palazzo della Frumentaria

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Museo - Palazzo della Frumentaria Felisopus / CC BY 3.0

La Frumentaria, or Palazzo della Frumentaria, is a historic building in Sassari used as a museum and gallery of contemporary art. Located in the district of San Sisto, on the corner of Via al Rosello and Via delle Muraglie, it represents one of the rare survivals of Sassari civil construction of the sixteenth century.

Wikipedia: Frumentaria (IT)

9. Necropoli di Calancoi

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The necropolis of Calancoi is an archaeological site located in northwestern Sardinia, about two kilometers from the city of Sassari, of which it is administratively part. The complex is located a few hundred meters from the SS 127 in the stretch that connects Sassari to Osilo, at the height of the first Bunnari dam.

Wikipedia: Necropoli di Calancoi (IT)

10. Necropoli di Ponte Secco

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The underground necropolis of Ponte Secco is an archaeological site located in the Nurra region of north-western Sardinia, and more precisely near the state road 131 Carlo Felice, at km 221.6, in the stretch that connects the towns of Sassari and Porto Torres, which are respectively ten and six kilometers away.

Wikipedia: Necropoli di Ponte Secco (IT)

11. Monte d'Accoddi

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Monte d'Accoddi Gianf84 / CC BY 2.5

Monte d'Accoddi is a Neolithic archaeological site in northern Sardinia, located in the territory of Sassari. The site consists of a massive raised stone platform thought to have been an altar. It was constructed by the Ozieri culture or earlier, with the oldest parts dated to around 4,000–3,650 BC.

Wikipedia: Monte d'Accoddi (EN)

12. Museo della Brigata Sassari

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Museo della Brigata Sassari

The Museum of the Sassari Brigade, located in Sassari in Piazza Castello on the Pianreno of the Lamarmora barracks, was made in 1992 to remember the traditions and deeds of the "Sassari" mechanized brigade in particular during the First World War.

Wikipedia: Museo della Brigata Sassari (IT)

13. Museo nazionale Sanna

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Museo nazionale Sanna Photo2023 / CC BY 4.0

The National Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum "G. A. Sanna" in Sassari is the main museum institution in central-northern Sardinia. It is named after Giovanni Antonio Sanna, an entrepreneur and politician originally from Sassari.

Wikipedia: Museo nazionale archeologico ed etnografico G. A. Sanna (IT), Website

14. Chiesa di San Giacomo

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The church of San Giacomo is a religious building in Sassari located inside a courtyard whose entrance overlooks Via Decimario, right in front of the cathedral, between Palazzo Farina, and Palazzo Manca di Mores, today Peretti.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Giacomo (Sassari) (IT)


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