Sanctuary of San Giuseppe

Built between the late 16th century and the early 17th century, it is characterized by typical late-Gothic style. The building has a simple façade topped by a tympanum and enriched by a rose window with polychromatic glass depicting the image of Saint Joseph and the Jesus Child. Inside, the hall has a pointed vaulted ceiling. […]

Sanctuary of Vergine del Buon Cammino

The sanctuary was built around the 1630s. One of the two bells currently located in the sail bell tower that crowns the façade of the building dates back to 1668. The church was completely rebuilt in 1777, when the spouses Maria Antioca Pisano and Antioco Bernardini financed the works after obtaining the bishop’s approval. In […]

Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Grazie

Officially designated as a Sanctuary on October 18th, 1985, the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, originally dedicated to Saint Saturn was probably built between the end of the 12th and the beginning of the 13th century. The façade is divided into two levels. The first, dating back to the 13th century, enframes the portal […]

Church of Santo Salvatore

The church of Santo Salvatore, deconsecrated in the 1860s, is one of the few examples of Byzantine sacred architecture preserved in Sardinia. Its construction can be traced back to the period between the 9th and 11th centuries, as revealed by its masonry structures, the only ones that we can consult in the absence of documents […]

Church of Sant’Antonio Abate

The construction dates back to the 10th-11th century. On the right side of the facade, there was a window with a brick frame which is now covered. The original structure of the building, created with Byzantine artistic and religious style, included three aisle (divided by arches) and three semicircular apses. Currently, only the central aisle […]

Church San Domenico

The construction of this building was sponsored in the early 17th century by the Bishop of Alghero, Nicolò Canavera, a native of Iglesias. Thanks to a bequest made in 1610 by the canon Melchiorre Fença Canavera, a Dominican friary was annexed to the church. The building, in its evident late-Gothic style, represents a testimony of […]

Church of San Michele

The building, whose façade was never completed, was constructed between the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the next, and displays the typical features of Catalan late-Gothic architecture. The oratory dedicated to the Archangel Michael was built by the initiative of the Confraternita del Sacro Monte della SS. Vergine della Pietà. During […]

Church of Beata Vergine di Valverde

The church, built around the end of the 13th century, represents an architectural model with Roman origins and Gothic lines. The façade, entirely made of volcanic ashlars, is divided into two orders by a molded horizontal cornice. In the first order, there is the portal surmounted by a round arch with hood moulding, while in […]

Church of San Francesco

The current building dates back to the 16th century and is the result of a complete renovation of the previous 14th-century structure. It represents one of the most significant Gothic-Catalan architectures in Sardinia. The simple façade features an archaic portal. Aligned with it is a rose window enclosed by modulated frames and, higher up, a […]

Church of Vergine Purissima

The construction of the church dedicated to the Vergine Purissima (Virgin Most Pure) and the adjacent college was commissioned by the Jesuits, present in Iglesias since 1578. The construction of the church, started at the turn of the 17th century, had a rather long development and was consecrated in 1728 during the pastoral visit of […]