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Su Nuraxi di Barumini

Viale Su Nuraxi, 09021 Barumini SU, Italy

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About Su Nuraxi di Barumini

Su Nuraxi is a nuragic archaeological site in Barumini, Sardinia, Italy. Su Nuraxi simply means "The Nuraghe" in Campidanese, the southern variant of the Sardinian language.  Su Nuraxi is a settlement consisting of a seventeenth-century BCE Nuraghe, a bastion of four corner towers plus a central one, and a village inhabited from the thirteenth to the sixth century BCE, developed around the Nuraghe.



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Sini, Sardinia9.52km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The Sinis is a peninsula of the Sardinian west-central located between the Bay of Is Arenas in the north, and the Gulf of Oristano in the south. In the sea to the west of the peninsula is the island of Mal di Ventre and the Scoglio del Catalano. The coast is rocky in the southern part around San Giovanni di Sinis, proceeding northwards it first becomes sandy then, proceeding further north, it is characterized by high cliffs up to Capo Mannu.

Campidano14.22km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The Campidano is the largest plains of Sardinia, located in the southwestern portion of the island, approximately between 40 ° and 39 ° of latitude north and 8 ° 30 'and 9 ° of longitude east. From a geological point of view, it is a rift valley composed of a system of extending faults that have caused the sinking of a part of the earth's crust.

Domus de janas24.53km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The Domus de Janas are prehistoric tombs carved into the rock typical of pre-Nuragic Sardinia.  They are found both isolated and in large groups also formed by more than 40 tombs. From the recent Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age these structures characterized all areas of the island.  More than 2,400 have been discovered, about one for every square kilometer, and it is speculated that many still remain to be found.

Nuraghe Arrubiu26.31km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The Arrubiu nuraghe is a Nuragic complex located in the territory of the municipality of Orroli in the province of Southern Sardinia. It owes its name to the characteristic red color due to the lichens that cover it and is the largest and most complex nuraghe in Sardinia and one of the major proto-historic monuments in all of Western Europe.  It is the only premeditated nuraghe present in Sardinia, as well as one of the largest, consisting of a central tower surrounded by five other towers aroun

Tirso40.22km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The Tirso is the most important river in Sardinia in terms of length and width of its catchment area.  however it is not clear whether the Tirso springs, which are on the border between the provinces of Sassari and Nuoro, really fall within the territory of Buddusò (SS) or that of Bitti (NU). The Tirso crosses the island from east to west and beyond152 km flows into the Gulf of Oristano.

Punta La Marmora42.47km from Su Nuraxi di Barumini

Punta La Marmora is Sardinia's highpoint and belongs to the Gennargentu Mountain Range. It consists of several smooth ridges - resembling Scotland's highlands - which alone in winter get a share of the island's snowfall.  Punta La Marmora is situated just east of the approximate center of Sardinia and the summit offers good views of the entire island. On a clear day, most of the coastline and all the surrounding peaks are visible.

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Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy.  The island attracts more than a million tourists from both Italy, from the rest of Europe, and, to a lesser degree, from the rest of the world. According to statistics, tourist arrivals in 2016 were 2.9 million people.