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The ancient city of Tharros lies, between sea and ponds, in the beautiful landscape of the Penisola del Sinis, among Capo San Marco, the hill of the Tower of Saint John and the high ground Su Murru Mannu. The archaeological site is the result of different cultures%u2019 superimposition from the Punic age to the early Middle Ages. The first evidences in this area date back to the Nuragic period (1500-1200 BC), but the city of Tharros was founded at the end of the 8th century BC by Phoenician colonists maybe coming from the city of Sidon. The most important areas ar![endif]-->!--[if>
This hypogeum, partly dug into the rock, is inside the 17th- century church dedicated to Christ the Saviour in the homonymous village, an important pilgrimage centre. Frequented from the Middle Neolithic age (4th millennium BC), this site has been considered a sacred place by different cultures over the centuries. A sacred well for water cult was dug in the Nuragic age; in the Punic age this area was dedicated to Sid, the healing god, and afterwards the Romans adopted the cult of Asklepius, attributing healing powers to water. Since the 3rd- 4th century AD the hypogeum has been used as a churc