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Address: Cagliari, Pula, Sardinia, Italy
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Dining

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Norat

Nothing to dislike. Ruins, lovely beach, cafe and toilets, large car park. Quite windy at times, faces SW

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Nothing to dislike. Ruins, lovely beach, cafe and toilets, large car park. Quite windy at times, faces SW

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Canton
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31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A visit to the ancient city of Nora is a must see for anyone interested in history, The Romans, or the Phoenicians! Situated on a peninsula setting there are incredible ruins from bath houses to living quarters. There are many beautiful mosaics to view as well. The site has uneven and rough terrain so wear comfortable shoes, the entire tour... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nora is right by the sea which is what you'd expect from a site that was established by the Phonecians. You have to go round in guided tours, but this is a live archeological site and not really suited to individual wandering around. Its a pity the surrounding area is very scruffy and in need of some investment . There... More 

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ohio
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have seen better ruins but not better settings. This attraction, I believe, is fairly new as it is not yet complete. There is still construction of accessible paths going on. At this point, I would say it is 85% accessible. The theater area is not yet so. There are some beautiful pavements to be seen, but mostly it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

These are ruins from a roman city abandoned after siding with Pompey against Cesar. They span from Phoenicians times and the style of building changes over time. It covers a good area of space on a narrow peninsula and is a truly beautiful spot. Best for history buffs so use a guide or other system for telling it's story or... More 

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gloucester
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great site and friendly staff , we were given hand sets with English translation however the guide spoke English and was happy to give more information

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Historical site good with good guides. Public toilets disgusting! But nice beach and well worth visiting this suburb of Pula

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A must see if you are near here. A fascinating archaeological site , first Phoenicians, then catharginians, then Romans, but abandoned in 6th century due to collapse of Roman Empire and then Barbary pirates . Beautifully and tastefully excavated. Roman theatre still used for plays, baths, forum, merchants house all on a sea girt peninsula with a Spanish fourteenth century... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

You have to go round in guided tours, but this is a live archeological site and not really suited to individual wandering around. The guide was fantastic and, although we were in the significant minority, he took the trouble to guide us in English. He seemed very knowledgeable and answered some of our probing questions very well. At the end... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Surronded by beaches, few km from Pula You will find the archaeological zone of Nora, a city founded by the Phoenicians between the 9th and 8th centuries B.C. The archaeological area is found at the foot of the promontory of Capo di Pula, in a position that allowed sure landing, whatever the type of wind. The place is magic and... More 

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