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Interesting site, but requires imagination

Quite elaborate site, but as the remains are limited you need imagination to picture it. However... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Reisaapie
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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The ruins are situated on the very scenic Sinis Peninsula. Ticket price can include a visit to the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
BagaMehr
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Bloomington, Indiana
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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 3 days ago 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 13 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 7 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..

Thank Arvid K
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Ruins of ancient Phoenician town dating back to 8th century BC. Located just by the sea on the end of Sinis peninsula. It's an interesting walk among ruins with some corinthian columns and views to the beautiful sea. The town was abandoned in 19th century...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We truly could've used a tour guide. There is signage and I've got a sense of the history, but, since there are so many piles of rocks, you need contextualizing. It's easy to see why so many wanted to take control of this spot. *check...More

Thank pickling
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is worth a visit, you will get more Greek ruins in Agrigento and Sagesta in Sicilia, but this place has great beaches and real surf. So there is something there for everyone. Be patient with the walk and some confusion over what and...More

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