Guided Tours - Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia

Guided Tours - Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia

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Cagliari, city rich in art and history, is located on the same-named gulf, and is both Provincial and Regional Capital. Visit the fortified quarter of the Castello that overlooks the city and its monuments of rare beauty: the Medieval Rampart of Saint Remy, the Elephant and Saint Pancras Towers, and Saint Mary’s Cathedral, situated in the beautiful Piazza Palazzo that is also site of the Palazzo Regio. The Cittadella dei Musei also deserves a visit. Formed by a wide central court, it is surrounded by buildings housing the city's best artistic and historical collections: the National Archaeology Museum, the world's most important for its Nuragic Civilization, as well as a fascinating Phoenician-Punic collection; a National Painting Gallery; Stefano Cardu Siamese Museum of Art; and the Clemente Susini Waxworks Collection. Also outside the Castello Quarter, Cagliari is crawling with intriguing sites and sights, such as the Amphitheatre and the Roman Villa of Tigellio; the Necropolis of Tuvixeddu, hundreds of tombs dating between the 6th Century B.C. and the 1st A.D.; the Grotta della Vipera (Viper’s Cave) and the Basilica of San Saturnino, important testimony to the High Middle Ages, founded 5th-6th Centuries. It is worth visiting the neighborhood of Stampace, Marina and Villanova as well. The first was the neighborhood of bourgeois and merchants, the second of fishermen and sailors, and the third of shepherds and peasants. After the guided tour you will have free time to enjoy the shopping streets of the city - via Manno, via Garibaldi, Largo Carlo Felice, via Roma.


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