Church of Saint Pietro the Apostle

Church of Saint Pietro the Apostle

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The Church of Saint Pietro the Apostle is located in the center of Pirri, an hamlet of Cagliari; it remained the only one church in the area until the 50's.
Church of Saint Pietro the Apostle

The original church ,dates back to the 16th century, was the only  in the district ,until the fifties. The building had a Latin cross plan, consisting in a nave and a chapel for each side. They had been works of  renovation and expansion between 1619 and 1652, and later,it was rebuilt several times.
The current structure has stylistic elements of Catalan Gothic, Baroque and Classicism. 
The bell tower houses a bell from 1757 that has an inscription in Spanish.
The interior consists of a single nave with a barrel vault, and on each side, there are four chapels. Under the nave, seats the crypt of the church.

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