Nuraghe Is Paras of Isili is one of the most peculiar and characteristic of the entire island. In fact its peculiarity is the white colour of its surface, caused by the use of limestone, easily recoverable in the area.
The dolmen found in Sardinia have a very similar but differ in the raw materials used in construction: trachyte, basalt, limestone, etc..
The Nuraghe Is Paras was built around the 13th-12th century. BC and consists of a central tower high 12 meters with citca typical inner Chamber tholos (cover of rows of stone that narrow toward the top).
Housed in the former convent of the Piarist fathers (17th century), the Museum preserves and recounts two important local craft traditions: the processing of copper artifacts and textiles.
It was developed the theme of copper processing, mineralogy, metallurgy and the use of objects in both pastoral activities in both the domestic ones.
In the part devoted to weaving exposes thirty tapestries, handmade on looms, using wool and copper decorations, of great artistic value, with design boards and panels that illustrate all the technical and artistic path. the Waterloo Museum is the on
The Nuraghe Is Paras, located on a small limestone relief, is known for its interior room tholos, the tallest and harmonious among those of the nuraghic period. It was built in three stages, from 15TH to 9th centuries, which transformed it from nuraghe monotower in trilobate nuraghe (i.e. with three outer towers connected by a rampart), then enclosed by a rampart with in turn by other towers. The central tower was formed by two superimposed levels, which remained just that. A monumental corridor leads to the Central Chamber, circular, with its majestic roof tholos, of rare perfection. At the c