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Address: 09072, Sardinia, Italy
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Located on the northern promontory of the Gulf of Oristano are the ruins of...

Located on the northern promontory of the Gulf of Oristano are the ruins of Tharros, a Phoenician-Roman port city that was abandoned in the year 1000 AD.

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Beautiful!!

Really suggestive history and place! Perfect for a different day and to find something really special to bring in your memories! The guide were really good and friendly with me... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 9, 2017
Marco P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Really suggestive history and place! Perfect for a different day and to find something really special to bring in your memories! The guide were really good and friendly with me and all the group speaking in different languages because we were from different countries! Strongly suggested!!

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Thank Marco P
Porto Cervo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Allthough I much prefer Nora down in the south, Tharros deserves a visit. Sit down, close your eyes and try to immagine the life at the time of Nuragic, Punic, Cathagians and Romans!

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Thank Marco S
martinsville, nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Large archaeological site with multiple ruins, some in a better state of preservation than others. There are some signs giving information but i suspect you'll get more out of the site if you I had a guided tour. There is a nice path that goes up a hill on a peninsula that gives you a pretty view of the water.... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

If we had not had our guide, Daniela, this would have been a pile of rocks that seemed pretty cool, but that we'd have been at a loss to make sense of. Daniela gave the tour in Italian and was SO wonderful and enthusiastic, a perfect actress bringing us along with her to the ancient city, building by building, showing... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Takes between 1 and 2 hours to see both the spanish tower, and the site, which in the midday sun was a bit to much for wifey. I loved it, found it fascinating. But there wasn't much info, and they didn't offer any tour guides.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

A walk through history around this old phoenician town in one of the most beautiful spot of the Mediterranean. The guided tour was useful and I suggest to do it, even though only in Italian. Here you get the chance to take beautiful pictures and also take a refreshing swim on the amazing beaches around. Don't miss the chance to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

I was travelling with a group of 9 and needed a rental for the day that would seat as many. Only Sardinia Car Rental really came through. We arrived in Olbia at the cruise ship terminal and they dropped the car off right by the ship. This was pre-arranged and cost a little extra, but it was worth it. We... More 

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Norfolk England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

We visited the site during the heat of the day which we found fascinating despite the heat but the highlight of the day was the meal we enjoyed afterwards. A litre of local white wine, simply grilled huge prawns, good bread and chocolate ice cream to finish. Sublime. Very popular with locals, always a good sign.

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johnshaft2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Hard to know what to add to all of the reviews already for this place. We did the tower and Tharros itself. Good value and a nice way to spend a morning. Make sure you have your sun tan lotion on as it is very exposed with little to no shade. You can also do a walk out along the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Few expectations meant that we were delighted by this site on a peninsula in Sardinia. The complexity of some of the engineering is wonderful and we all thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A family of dolphins were playing close to shore which added to the day!

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