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Nora

Cagliari, Pula, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Pula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
Activities: Dining
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Cologne, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

You can enter the archeological zone of Nora only with a guide in a group. The guided tours are once per hour and cost between 7,50 € (45 min) and 8,50 € (90 min). We didn't take the tour, but went to the entrance of the zone. There you could already see some romanic rests. Some nearer, some from a... More

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Padua, Italy
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167 reviews 167 reviews
66 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Sardinia is famous and attractive for sea and beaches, but I think a half day dedicated to Nora archaeological site deserves to be spent. The place is really fascinating, walking around the ancient village and imagining the live of the old past. The roman theatre, with the view on the sea, is a pearl. The guide was nice, prepared and... More

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Tønsberg
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a very special place. The well kept ruins of an ancient roman town are impressive, the surroundings with beatiful bays and beaches very beautiful.

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Kotka, Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Sardinia has Europe's richest archeological finds of ancient Phoenician and Punic (Carthaginian) civilizations. Nora was one of the most important Phoenician and Punic (later Roman) towns and is situated in exceptional promontory surrounded by sea from three sides. Much is destroyed during the centuries but luckily you can visit Nora nowadays only by guided tours. Guides are very informative and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very disappointed with Nora beach, we went there in a bank holiday so locals on the beach, there were empty water bottles and rubbish strewn around and even a dirty nappy, they do not seem to cherish their beach! Also there is a lot of seaweed that washes up in this beach and water is not crystal clear like beaches... More

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Norway
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Maybe I had to high expectations of this place, but it is not as impressive as some of the other ancient places i have been to. It might have something to do with the fact that the whole place is wheelchair accessible, which is very nice, but ruins the "old feeling" of the place. The theatre is also not in... More

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Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We are staying in solanas, near vilisimius and pick a different part of southern Sardinia to visit each day. We decided to go to Pula and south today. Not only is pula a beautiful quaint old town, but it is also a short drive away from Nora. Having heard of many archeological artefacts, we decided to go to the tower... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

You don't have to pay a lot of money for tourism agencies. Just go to Pula from whatever city you reside and then take a bus from Pula to Nora. The bus stop is on the left side of Municipio. Don't get confused - the bus stop IN FRONT of Municipio is not the one you need. The actual place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
55 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We went to visit the roman ruins for a tour which we managed to organise at the absolute last minute which was great. Not quite sure how we managed to do it. The English tour guides are fantastic. The tour was cheap, and you can get on one very easily just turning up. Visit - May 2011. It was a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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152 reviews 152 reviews
55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

From a cruise, we took a guided tour from the ship. I was amaze by the historical information by our guide. I didn't know about Nora. I visited Ephesus in Turkish and It can be similar but better preserve

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