Chiesa di San Francesco

Southwestern Sardinia

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 and 16th centuries, this small church is a wonderful example of Catalan Gothic architecture with its simple austere facade, circular windows and single-nave interior. Flanking the nave is a series of chapels squeezed between the buttresses.

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