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Nora

Address: Cagliari, Pula, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Pula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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ohio
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136 reviews 136 reviews
84 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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SE London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a most beautiful spot - ruins of an ancient city sited on a peninsular with sea on all sides and a lovely beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After visiting a swimming pool (we have young kids who like this a lot), we drove 7 minutes further to Nora to combine fun with culture, and what a treat it was. It's not Pompeï, but you can see a lot of the remains of the old city (well, the parts that aren't under water). The guide was friendly and... More 

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Braila, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

For the roman history lovers, this is another evidence of what it meant roman civilisation... This first phoenician city of Sardinia who knew the true development during the roman occupation was the zero km from where starts all the roads of the island. Until today have been preserved almost perfectly some piece of roads or other evidence of phoenician and... More 

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