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Archaeological sites (5)

In Sardinia there are hundreds of burial grounds from the Neolithic period , “dolmens” which recall northern European civilisation, imposing Giants’ Tombs, highly conspicuous nuraghi and a myriad of nuragic villages. A treasure trove still shrouded in mystery…

Tuesday, 18 May 2010 07:16

The Domus de Janas

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These communal burial grounds from the Neolithic period derive their curious name from the vivid imagination of the Sardinian people, who, observing the small spaces within the funeral chambers, thought…
Tuesday, 11 May 2010 03:23

Nuraghi

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These are constructions of huge stones piled up without any type of cement, which have stood the test of time and still stand out majestically - overlooking the sea, on…
Tuesday, 11 May 2010 03:23

Dolmen

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Strange but true. In Sardinia there are Dolmen which are also found in northern Europe, the island variety smaller but no less fascinating. In Dorgali and Cala Gonone, there are…
Tuesday, 11 May 2010 03:29

Giants' Tombs

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According to a legend, beings with superhuman powers (giants) have erected the Giants’ Tombs. Along the country road from Dorgali to Lula – after the turning for Orosei – remains…
Monday, 12 April 2010 22:50

The Village of Tiscali

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Tiscali is a nuraghic village hidden in the interior of a cave at the crest of the same-named mountain. It is indeed a real mystery that archaeologists, scholars and science…

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