Chiesa di Nostra Signora del Buon Cammino

Southwestern Sardinia

To the northwest of the town centre, this white 18th-century church, now part of a monastery, is perched on a tall hill commanding lovely views.

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1. Municipio

0.34 MILES

Overlooking Piazza del Municipio and the Cattedrale di Santa Chiara is the grand neoclassical Municipio (town hall). The salmon-pink building houses…

2. Cattedrale di Santa Chiara

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Dominating the eastern flank of Piazza del Municipio, the Cattedrale di Santa Chiara has a lovely Pisan-flavoured gold-hued facade and a checkerboard…

3. Palazzo Vescovile

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Flanking the Cattedrale di Santa Chiara on Piazza del Municipio is the bishop's 18th-century residence, the Palazzo Vescovile. It is closed to the public.

4. Chiesa di San Francesco

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From Piazza del Municipio, Via Pullo leads to the dainty rose-red trachyte of the Chiesa di San Francesco. Built over a 200-year period between the 14th…

5. Archivio Storico

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Records illustrating Iglesias' past are kept in the Archivio Storico, the city's historical archive. Of particular interest is the 1327 Breve di Villa di…

6. Museo dell'Arte Mineraria

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Just outside the historic centre, Iglesias' main museum is dedicated to the town's mining heritage. It displays up to 70 extraction machines, alongside…

7. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

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Originally constructed at the end of the 13th century, the modest Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie retains little of its original form. About the only…

8. Centro Storico

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Piazza Quintino Sella, Iglesias' central square, was laid out in the 19th century in what was at the time a field outside the city walls. Just off the…