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Must see for any visit to Sardinia

This is one of the best archeological sites in Europe. If there weren't so many Nuraghe on the... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Johnnie_Tee
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Spiritual geometry

This site is well-worth the stop if you are nearby. We drove an hour out of our way to see it and... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Christopher T
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Eustis, Florida
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is one of the best archeological sites in Europe. If there weren't so many Nuraghe on the island I'm sure that this would get far more attention. It's wonderful because it's so unspoilt. Spend a couple of hours soaking up the atmosphere. It helps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This site is well-worth the stop if you are nearby. We drove an hour out of our way to see it and are very happy that we did. I was amazed at the elegant geometry of the stairs and well. The workmanship is outstanding. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The site is very interesting, especially for the people who have never seen nuraghe monuments (like us). The site is composed of 2 different areas: the sanctuary with triangular "way down" and nuraghe village with several buildings. Built by an ancient culture 3000 years ago,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Sardegna is well known for the hundreds of Bronze Age structures called nuraghe scattered in the countryside. Less well known is an even more remarkable structure surrounding a well and dedicated to a water divinity in an archeological park near Paulilatino. Unlike the nuraghe, the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

As a historian of religions, I have been to many sacred sites all over the world, but I have rarely been so moved as by my visit to the sacred well at Santa Cristina. When one compares the workmanship of the stone leading down the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Location showed in map is wrong - it takes about 19 km to get to correct locarion. Try to find right place in google maps by name before going there. In the website there also is lack of information (only in italian). The site is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I am interested in history and felt the chance to experience the astrological well and a good nuraghe in the same location was too good to pass up. I ended up feeling a little underwhelmed by the 2 key exhibits. I also found it strange...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 873gavind
Reviewed 16 July 2017

a very unusual place but very very interesting. Worth a visit Do not go by the location on this site it is well wrong by about 20kl as is Google maps. drive up the E25/SP131 and it is right next to the main road less...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank rickfug
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nice grounds and well kept. Very tranquil area with a mix of Christian village of Santa Cristina and village of various historical period that preceded the Christians.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The pozzo s. cristina is a very strange architecture!! Stones is cut e posed perfect! Remember me structures in Peru'!!!any way this area rest one mystery and peoples really don't know nothing about that!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank PockyP15
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