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Crypt of Saint Efisio

Crypt of Saint Efisio

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Opening hours:

The crypt reopens to the public from Tuesday, 20 October according to the following timetable:
- from Tuesday to Thursday, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm;
- from Friday to Sunday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Closed on December 25th and January 1st.

Prices:

Euro 5,50 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta, the Crypt of Saint Efisio and the Church of Saint Efisio;
Euro 5,00 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta and the Crypt of Saint Efisio;
Euro 4,00 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Efisio and the Church of Saint Efisio.

Euro 4,50 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta, the Crypt of Saint Efisio and the Church of Saint Efisio for students under 26 y.o. and visitors over 65 y.o.;
Euro 4,00 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta and the Crypt of Saint Efisio for students under 26 y.o. and visitors over 65 y.o..

Euro 4,00 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta, the Crypt of Saint Efisio and the Church of Saint Efisio for groups of at least 15 people;
Euro 3,50 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta and the Crypt of Saint Efisio for groups of at least 15 people;
Euro 3,50 guided tour to the Crypt of Saint Restituta and the Church of Saint Efisio for groups of at least 15 people;
Euro 3,50 guided tour to the Tigellio's Villa and the Crypt of Saint Efisio for groups of at least 15 people.

Ticket office at the Crypt of Santa Restituta.

Free admission for disabled visitors and their companion

The crypt of Saint Efisio is among the most important religious destinations in town. According to tradition, it is considered the place of imprisonment of the martyr Efisio, revered with celebrations by the inhabitants of Cagliari, every 1st of May.
Crypt of Saint Efisio

The crypt of Saint Efisio is located beneath the omnymous church, in a cave about nine meters deep, where according to the tradition, the martyr Efisio was imprisoned before being beheaded in Nora in 303 AD. Here, can be admired an altar decorated with glazed ceramics from the 17th century and the column to which the saint was tied up and tortured. The small cave is a place of great worship by the inhabitants of Cagliari, who celebrate the saint every 1st of May, when the statue is solemnly brought in procession to Nora.

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