San Nicola di Trullas

Semestene, Italy

San Nicola di Trullas is a countryside church between the communes of Semestene and Pozzomaggiore. It belonged to a local influential family and in 1113 it was assigned to Camaldolese monks. Its condaghe is a valuable source for medieval Sardinian history. It is a small example of Pisan-Lombardy Romanesque architecture. The interior has cross vaults and several frescoes.



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SP8, Semestene, Italy
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Ivan Canavera (2 months ago)
we passed by by chance and decided to stop and visit it. Church of San Nicola di Trullas (12th-13th century), very beautiful and well preserved. Site easy to access via a small gate and parking a few steps away. The garden is well cared for and all around the church you can see the foundations of old structures and a well covered by a grate (I recommend being very careful) and it wouldn't be bad to find a sign that could tell visitors the history of this building I would have liked to be able to visit it inside but unfortunately everything was closed.
Tiziana Rosa (7 months ago)
A little gem without ifs or buts. Even though I found it closed, due to its condition and its location (also very easy to reach) it is worth a visit or a detour if you are passing by on the 131.
Fede (2 years ago)
Beautiful 12th-century Romanesque church. Truly something rare in Sardinia. I think it is little valued by the Municipality.
metalpsyche82 (2 years ago)
Awesome church on the outside, but on the inside it is not known (although the panel says it's got some beautiful frescoes). There are no opening hours on the site, so there is no way to know whether (and when) it can be enjoyed by the public.
Sara Oro (2 years ago)
Ancient Romanesque church from the 11th century. Unfortunately it was closed so it was not possible to visit the inside. In the adjoining courtyard you can see the remains of square / rectangular structures, certainly annexed houses or huts, and a very deep well covered by a metal grid. Reaching it is very simple and you can easily reach the end of the path by car.
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