Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Sassari, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 4.6 km
Ascend 105 m
Descend 161 m

Explore Sassari in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Sassari

Sight 1: Chiesa di San Giuseppe

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San Giuseppe is a parish church of Sassari, home of the Archigremio della Mercede since 1982. The building has risen during Margherita di Savoia.

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

440 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: 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

672 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Museo dell'arte del novecento e del contemporaneo

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The Museum of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum located in the historic center of Sassari.

Wikipedia: Museo dell'arte del novecento e del contemporaneo (IT)

278 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Chiesa di San Sisto

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The church of San Sisto is a place of worship in Sassari, Italy, home to the parish of San Donato and San Sisto. It is located in the street of the same name in the historic center.

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

102 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Chiesa di Sant'Andrea

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The church of Sant'Andrea is a cult building of Sassari, located in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. It is the seat of the Confraternity of the Most Holy Sacrament.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Sant'Andrea (Sassari) (IT)

143 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Chiesa delle Monache Cappuccine di Clausura

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The church of the Capuchin Nuns and the adjacent convent are a monastic complex located in the historic center of Sassari, in Via Monache Cappuccine.

Wikipedia: Chiesa delle Monache Cappuccine (IT)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

159 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

156 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

79 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Pinacoteca nazionale di Sassari

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The Pinacoteca Nazionale di Sassari is located in the historic center of Sassari in Piazza Santa Caterina, between the church of the same name and the Doge's Palace.

Wikipedia: Museo Sassari Arte (IT), Website

606 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem

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Santa Maria di Betlem is a church in Sassari, Italy, located in Piazza Santa Maria, Italy. The temple is dedicated to the Virgin.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem (Sassari) (IT)

504 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 14: Chiesa di Sant'Agostino

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Sant'Agostino is a parish church in Sassari, Italy. It is home to the Travellers' Guild.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Sant'Agostino (Sassari) (IT)

734 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 15: 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)


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