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Discover 6 places to see in Alghero

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Anghelu Ruyu archaeological area

The nuragic complex of Palmavera is located in north- west Sardinia, between the gulf of Alghero and the gulf of Porto Conte. It consists of a nuraghe, a big barbican (built of multilobed calcareous blocks) which connects four tower-huts, and a village all around. The nuraghe has a main tower, partially enclosed in a bastion, a courtyard, a secondary tower and a short corridor with niches. One of the tower-huts in the barbican is different from the others: it is the so-called ‘meeting hut’, typical of Nuragic villages, where a council of elders perhaps took place. It is a big round hut (8,87m


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Archaeological area Nuraghe Palmavera

 

The Nuragic complex of Palmavera is located in north- west Sardinia, between the gulf of Alghero and the gulf of Porto Conte. It consists of a nuraghe, a big barbican (built of multilobed calcareous blocks) which connects four tower-huts, and a village all around. The nuraghe consists of a main tower, partially enclosed in a bastion, a courtyard, a secondary tower and a short corridor with niches. One of the tower-huts in the barbican is different from the others: it is the so- called %u2018meeting hut%u2019, typical of Nuragic villages. Perhaps reserved to a coun


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Santu Pedru archaeological area

The necropolis of Santu Pedru rises on the homonymous hill, overlooking a fertile plain. It’s made up  of ten domus de janas tombs (literally “witch house” or “fairy house”), hollows cut into reddish trachyte and tufa rocks, with an uncovered entrance corridor (dromos) and pluricellular plan. The domus de janas tombs show architectonical elements and decorations of the living’s houses (steps, bases, cornices, lintels, semicircular roofs) and are adorned with ritual elements as false doors, symbol of the imperturbability of the dead’s world, bull horns, symbol of strength, fertility and ap


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MUSEUM "SADDLE FLY"

It is housed within the wine estates "and Moscow", Saleh plans near Alghero. The Museum constitutes the last stage of a broader itinerary that takes place in the flourishing business complex wine estates of Sella and Moscow. Is divided into two sections: a and an archaeological history. The archaeological section documents the history of the site by "Anghelu Ruju", the largest prehistoric necropolis in Sardinia, discovered in 1903, which is included with its 38 hypogea, on the grounds of the estate. The other section, enhanced by superb vintage photo of Vittorio Sella, is devoted to the histor


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MUSEUM OF CORAL

The Coral Museum housed in an art nouveau villa, tells the story of our Mediterranean Sea through one of the main resources of the territory, the Corallium Rubrum. A fascinating journey into the marine ecosystem, in the history of this precious living organism, an immersion in the sea that surrounds the city and that many gave and continues to give to his people


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DIOCESAN MUSEUM OF SACRED ART

It is located in the historic city centre, near the Cathedral, in the Oratory of our Lady of the Rosary, where the Office had suppressed the brotherhood founded in 1568 in the Church of San Francesco. The Museum, inaugurated on June 30, 2000, is preserved the treasure of the Cathedral Church of Alghero and other historic churches in the city. The Museum collection is divided into six sections: silverware, paintings, wooden sculptures, cabinetry, stone and bronze. Silver: singular importance is the reliquary of the true cross, precious work of Catalan extraction, forged by an unknown silversmit


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