Chiesa di Santa Maria di Monserrato

This lovely church, the centrepiece of Tratalias' borgo antico, is a prime example of Sardinia's Romanesque-Pisan architecture. Consecrated in 1213, it features a simple facade punctuated by a classic rose window and an austere columned interior. To enter, you'll have to buy a ticket at the nearby Museo del Territorio Trataliese. Note that visiting times change monthly – check with the tourist office (

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