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Discover 2 places to see in Porto Torres

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Antiquarium Turritano

The Antiquarium Turritano, built in the early 70 's and opened to the public in 1984, is located in the archaeological area of Turris Libisonis, the Roman city was built on the modern city of Porto Torres. This colony was the only port in the North-West of Sardinia that had established direct relations with the ancient port of Ostia. The colony grew over the Harbour and along the final stretch of the Riu Mannu, where the bridge is preserved, built at the beginning of the 1st century AD, which is an exceptional work of engineering. From the Windows of the upper floor of the Antiquarium, you can


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Archaeological Park and Roman city of Turris Libisonis

 

Turris Libisonis, now Porto Torres, was founded by the Romans in the 1st century BC in the middle of the Asinara gulf, in a strategic position at the mouth of the Rio Mannu. The only colony of Sardinia province (together with Uselis) where Roman citizens lived, it was called "iulia" since its foundation was attributed to Caesar or Octavian. In the island it was second only to Caralis for population, magnificence and trades.

The first settlement was on Rio Mannu%u2019s banks. Between the end of the 2nd and the beginning of the 3rd century the city had its heyday


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