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Address: Cagliari, 09010, Pula, Sardinia, Italy
Phone Number: 0709236418
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Surprised by the size and quality of this ancient ruined town. We went early and joined the first tour of the day. Lovely tri-lingual guide. Very interesting, and a good short... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprised by the size and quality of this ancient ruined town. We went early and joined the first tour of the day. Lovely tri-lingual guide. Very interesting, and a good short trip for those with kids who like a bit or history, but have their limits. Recommended.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are spending holiday around Capoterra and you have a car can not miss to visit the archaeological site of Nora. It is dated in Pre-Roman era, and even had found a Phoenician inscription dated 8th Century BOC . YOu can go there and join a guided visit, easy and well done, takes around 1h . They explain in... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Pompeii so this did not wow me, but the area is fairly well preserved and the structure of the city is clearly visible. The bi-lingual tour guide took us through the site rapidly. At that point of the day, having been to the beach all day, it was ok by me. The guide explained the surroundings,... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting tour of the old ruins on Nora. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and it was very informative. Fascinating seeing what had been accomplished so many hundreds of years ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Carthaginian ruins are around 300 years older than the Roman ruins built on top of them. The most impressive are the floors in the baths as in Casa Patrizia which are intact. It's set on a quiet bay and not a bad place to live once upon a time.

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North Bovey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Nora is the 2nd most visited archaeological site in Italy after Pompeii. One can see the comparison, even though Nora is smaller. Go in the early evening; the light is better and there's some relief from the heat in summer. Lovely mosaics. Above all a really sensitising experience vis a vis Phoenician, Nuraghic and Roman life.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A nice historical site, right by the sea, very spectacular. Definitely visit if you will be around Cagliari. History predates the Romans

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Chesham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We went on a short walking tour of the Roman ruins and the observation tower close-by on two separate tours. Both were given by well-informed multi-lingual guides and we learned a lot which enhanced our holiday enjoyment. There are two shops where gifts and tickets can be bought and well-kept toilets. Recommended for those with an interest in the history... More 

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atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Paid way too much for the ships tour. I know better, and my own fault. Neat location on the water, but there just isn't enough left to enjoy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Admission is 5 Euro per person. You cannot enter the site unaccompanied which is too bad. We arrived at 09:50 and joined the 10am guided tour with only one other couple. It was very good - lasted ~45 minutes. Not strenuous but the walk through the site is a bit uneven in places. A wonderful archaeological site. Recommended.

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