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Barbara Kossy
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Unforgettable Archeological Sites of Sardinia

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Sardinia has thousands of archeological sites. Some are prehistoric, Nuragic Bronze Age, Phoenician, Roman, or Medieval. Some are popular, some rarely visited and only recently discovered. Here aree some of my favorites.
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    After a driving winding roads through groves of cork oak, navigating the hilltop town of Orune we found Su Tempiesu. After parking by the visitor center we walked down the winding... more
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    Tiscali is an archeological site in the mountains not far from Nuoro. After a drive on a long unpaved road you start your climb up and up into the karstic limestone Monte Tiscali.... more
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    You can wander through this open archeological site and explore the ruins of the port city founded by the Phoenicians and occupied by Punics and Romans. It's on a narrow... more
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    This exquisite example of a Nuraghic sacred well is easy to find along the highway between Sassari and Cagliari. Most constructions by the Nuraghic people are made from... more
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    This Romanesque church was finished in 1116, and now stands alone in a stark landscape. The contrast enhances the beauty and power of the black basalt and white limestone... more
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    The ancient Phoenician, then Roman city of Nora was founded in the 8th century B.C. on a point jutting into the Mediterranean Sea. What the traveler today experiences on a walk... more
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    On a quiet rural parcel sits an amazing prehistoric pyramid, dated to the 3rd millennia BC, unique in all of Europe. It's possible to wander through the site pondering... more
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    Barbara Kossy's rating: 4
    A surprisingly large and well-preserved Bronze Age nuragic village and prehistoric religious site was excavated in 1936. It includes the foundations of 70 huts, and ruins of two... more
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    This Bronze Age un-mortared stone tower and village had been covered in earth until it was discovered and excavated in the 1950s. It's now one of the best examples of of... more
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    Located not far from Arzachena, this Tomb of the Giants is a relatively well-preserved example of one of the many mysterious collective burial sites created by the ancient... more