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Temple of Antas - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

09010 Fluminimaggiore, South Sardinia, Italy

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About Temple of Antas

The Temple of Antas is an ancient Punico-Roman temple in the commune of Fluminimaggiore in southern Sardinia. One of Sardinia's most important monuments dating back the Roman period is located in a lush valley in the Iglesias area, a site that emerged as a Nuragic sanctuary, also used in the Carthaginian and Punic-Hellenistic era.

Attractions Near Temple of Antas

Porto Flavia
Porto Flavia10.22km from Temple of Antas

Porto Flavia is a service infrastructure of the mining area of Masua, no longer operational, located in the south-western area of Sardinia and falls administratively in the municipality of Iglesias, Province of South Sardinia, in what is now the seaside resort of Masua. Although it was a mining site, it was not a mine, but a port of embarkation for the material extracted from the nearby mines. It was designed by the Venetian engineer Cesare Vecelli and built-in 1924; it was named after the elde

Cala Domestica
Cala Domestica10.6km from Temple of Antas

Cala Domestica is one of the rare sandy bays along the stretch of coast between Buggerru and Masua and for this reason it hosted the boarding point for minerals from the Acquaresi and San Luigi mines until 1940. The mining activity is still testified today by the tunnels and by the warehouses for the mineral, obtained in the premises of a disused seventeenth-century tonnara. In front of the beach, on the limestone peninsula that turns to the south, the view is dominated by the Spanish tower that

Scoglio Pan di Zucchero
Scoglio Pan di Zucchero10.84km from Temple of Antas

Pan di Zucchero, original name in Sardinian Concali su Terràinu, is a stack that rises from the sea a short distance from the coast, near Masua, a hamlet of Iglesias, in the south-west of Sardinia. It has an area of ​​0.03 km² and a height of 133 meters. It is composed of Cambric limestone and originated from the action of marine erosion which determined its isolation from the mainland. On the rocky coast, a few hundred meters to the east is the mouth of the fascinating Porto Flavia mining site

Piscinas37.98km from Temple of Antas

Piscinas is an Italian town of 823 inhabitants in the province of Southern Sardinia, in the Sulcis-Iglesiente region. Human settlements in the territory are witnessed since the Neolithic ( VII - VI millennium BC ). There are also traces of the subsequent Nuragic, Phoenician - Punic, and Roman civilizations. |One of the iconic area which shows light to the ancient life.

Campidano41.19km from Temple of Antas

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.

Sini, Sardinia
Sini, Sardinia52.68km from Temple of Antas

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.

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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.