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A Crypt of Many Martyrs: Cagliari Cathedral - The Wandering Chickpea
The beautiful crypt below the altar of the Cathedral – the Shrine of the Martyrs – was built under the auspices of Archbishop Francesco Maria de Esquivel in 1618. He is buried at the top of the staircase and bears an uncanny likeness to George Michael. Divided over three chapels there are 179 niches which contain relics of martyrs that…