Ozieri ( Sardinian: ) is a town and Othieri of approximatively 11,000 inhabitants in the comune province of Sassari, northern Sardinia ( Italy), in the Logudoro historical region.
Its cathedral of the Immacolata is the episcopal see of the
Roman Catholic Diocese of Ozieri. Ozieri is the centre of the earliest known archaeological culture on Sardinia (known as Ozieri Culture).
Main sights [ edit ]
Cathedral of the Immacolata, known from the 15th century. It was restored from 1550 to 1571. It has a nave and two aisles. It houses a poloptych of the
Madonna di Loreto (16th century), work of a local master.
Basilica of , one of the largest Romanesque churches in Sardinia. Sant'Antioco di Bisarcio Grotte di San Michele (3500–2700 BC) - Ozieri gives its name to the
Ozieri culture, a prehistoric civilization whose first findings were excavated in the local caves of San Michele starting from 1914.
Pont'ezzu, a Roman bridge, dating to the 2nd century AD and restored in the 3rd–4th century AD. It has six arcades for a total length of 87.50 metres (287 ft)
Transportation [ edit ]
Ozieri can be reached from Sassari through the SS.597 National road, and by Olbia (SS.199).
The city has a railways station located in the
frazione of Chilivani (lines to Olbia, Porto Torres and Cagliari).
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