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Huge ancient city, from Phoenician and Roman times

This is really many different settlements and temples in one place, separated by quite a walk. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hove, United Kingdom

I am fond of historical sites. First I took a look in the museum in Cabras and later on went to... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Located on the northern promontory of the Gulf of Oristano are the ruins of Tharros, a Phoenician-Roman port city that was abandoned in the year 1000 AD.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really many different settlements and temples in one place, separated by quite a walk. It is best seen on a cool day, when it is not too hot. The sites are on a peninsula which has some rocky promontories, and you need a...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

I am fond of historical sites. First I took a look in the museum in Cabras and later on went to Thallos so see the site. Besides this site I walked to the end of road which was a beautiful small walk (0,5 hr each...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We went at sunset when it was closed. Swam in the sea and walked up to the tower. 5 minutes later we were running for the car, flapping our arms like windmills. Had more bites than skin left and itched for over 48 hours after...More

1  Thank amaistrello
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Quite elaborate site, but as the remains are limited you need imagination to picture it. However, there are two thermae buildings, and the remains of the Main Street. Site has been used for a very long period by multiple civilisations. Location is splendid. You can...More

Thank Reisaapie
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The ruins are situated on the very scenic Sinis Peninsula. Ticket price can include a visit to the museum in Oristano (recommended). This is a site that benefits from a guided tour. The signs and brochure help but are inadequate to truly tell the story...More

1  Thank BagaMehr
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The Tharros archeological site doesn’t have the same dramatic impact as Pompey (probably no other site ever will), but nonetheless it was a worthwhile visit. I meandered for an hour at the site, then 1/2 hour to the lookout at the top of the hill...More

Thank wildtramper
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Self guided tour with a leaflet and boards describing the layout and history of this site. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Angu5
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Well presented archaeological site with ruins that are over 3,000 years old. Simple guide assists one in getting a feel for the place. Not recommended if it pouring with rain, the place does not offer any shelter. Detailed signs give one an impression of what...More

Thank handr40
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Ancient harbour-city founded by the Phoenicians at the end of the VIIIth century BC, then integrated into the Carthaginian Empire and, after that, into the Roman Empire at the end of he first Punic War. Then it was invaded by the Vandals, then the Moorishes...More

Thank srinivasan369
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The spot is wonderfull and sometimes really fotogenic at the edge of the peninsula. Quite impressive! The excavations however could go with some more explanation and illustrations. The illustrations could help imagening how it must have been. Some signs are even bleached beyond recognition..

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