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Su Nuraxi

Viale Su Nuraxi, 09021 Barumini, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 936 8128
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Amazing place

Great place to see something amazing built 3500 yrs ago. So much is preserved and to see the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
mmccauley2006
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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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Make reservation for fabulous guided tour ahead of time

Guided tour is required and fabulous (about an hour long). Our guide explained everything clearly... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Ready2Go2008
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suburban Boston, MA
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This defensive structure or "nuraghi," developed on the island of Sardinia during the late second-millennium BC, consisted of a series of defensive towers in the form of truncated cones and internal chambers, all built from stone.
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Viale Su Nuraxi, 09021 Barumini, Sardinia, Italy

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to see something amazing built 3500 yrs ago. So much is preserved and to see the architecture was great. Yo get to climb up and then crawl back in. It is not for claustrophobic people but worth all the work to get inside...More

Thank mmccauley2006
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Guided tour is required and fabulous (about an hour long). Our guide explained everything clearly and made the site come alive. We have visited many archaeological sites, but this is near the top of our all-time favorites. There is a restaurant across the street where...More

1  Thank Ready2Go2008
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I last visited Su Nuraxi in 2015,taking my partner to visit for her first close up look at a Nuraghe dwelling.I was initially very disappointed to find that it had been turned into a tourist attraction.However it turned out that the guide was very informative...More

Thank Sarntmajor
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Without the use of the most informative guide ( who spoke very good English) we would have missed out on the fascinating history. Guide is compulsory. Cost of visit €10 There is a restaurant nearby that offer a free drink if you show them your...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 25 January 2014

The name or the text book description may mislead you. True that this is an historical site showing some ruins of old houses however reality can't be more different than that. Walking thru the remains of the Nuraghe village. Staring at the enormous walls. Following...More

2  Thank Ami130
Reviewed 17 September 2013

It is not easy to get a UNESCO World Heritage listing, so we were prepared to see something special at Su Nuraxi. We were not disappointed. Visitors are required to go on a guided tour. This is a win/win situation because the policy protects the...More

3  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Unesco site. You have to visit with a guided tour, which I recommend anyway to better understand the place and the history. Beautiful location, not many tourists around. Book your room in advance if you want to spend the night because there is not much...More

2  Thank Elena B
Reviewed 23 June 2013

On a recent cruise of the Med, who would have thought that this somewhat hidden gem would be the best in the 'historical category' of all the ports we visited. The word 'awesome' is totally overused, but it is the only word to describe this....More

Thank HabLeaf
Reviewed 2 January 2013

One of the few scientifically explored nuraghes of Sardinia. (Of which they have about 7000!) It is a huge labyrinth of stone structures which might have been either the residence of the leaders of the society about 3500 years ago or could have possibly been...More

3  Thank Gabor188644
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