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Entrance into the old city

This is one of the towers that were part of the city walls. This one was the main entrance to the... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Alpharetta, Georgia
The exterior of this Catholic church is, to my mind, more attractive than the adjacent cathedral.

The immediate environs are busy and steeped in ancient character, looking rather like buildings... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
paul w
Stoke Lacy, United Kingdom
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Piazza Porta Terra, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is one of the towers that were part of the city walls. This one was the main entrance to the city. Today it houses the Tourist Information Office and a book store on the ground floor. On the second floor you will find touch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The immediate environs are busy and steeped in ancient character, looking rather like buildings have been stacked upon one another. Fascinating area of the Old City.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paul w
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Located near the Giardini Pubblici (public gardens). It's a 14th-century tower, remaining part of Porta a Terra, one of the two main gates into the medieval Alghero. 23 metres high, it has a panoramic terrace - however we were too late to get in.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We spent many hours wondering the narrow streets in this part of Alghero. Beautiful churches, scenic buildings, a beautiful "garden" street and the seaside promenade - beautiful sunsets here! If you descent on the shore below the fortified walls you can also take a nice...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

As you head into the old town, this magnificent tower "guards the way". beautiful example of one of the few Spanish towers that still exist in Alghero.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Beautiful aragonese tower just in the center of city. It is still in good condition and is one of the most important tower in Alghero.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit with big brand shops and nice restaurants Lovely place to promenade with the locals Great to go in the cool off in the evenings

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

I walked around the old port area. I started on my bicycle but the streets are very rough cobblestones and it just is easier to walk, particularly if you have rather narrow tires. It is a pleasant old town but not particularly spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Very picturesque, almost like a fairy tale dream town, with local products to taste. I was lucky to visit it in early November which was like....May!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Makis V
Reviewed October 15, 2016

One of the ancient towers of the old fortifications of the city. You can climb up thi sone (for free), which is a bit of a climb, but the views on top are worth it!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Janaki K
August 14, 2015|
Response from vivianl70 |
Hi, the problem with this website is that plenty of photos posted to this attraction are taken all around Old Town. The fact is that this particular tower lies in the corner of Via Roma. You go uphill along that street and... More
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