Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is located in the historic center of Oristano, on the remains of an earlier Byzantine building. On the outside, the octagonal bell tower is striking, with a round majolica dome on top reminiscent of Orthodox churches. A flight of steps supported by 2 statues of lions leads up to the chancel, the part where the clergy are: the two animals have a wise but weary look, as if God's strength has bent their impetuosity.

Like many churches on the island, it has undergone many style influences, from Romanesque to neoclassical,passing in between from Gothic: of this remains the perfectly preserved statue of the Annunziata by Nino Pisano. Visiting it, you will immerse yourself in a thousand years of art and history.

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