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The exterior of this Catholic church is, to my mind, more attractive than the adjacent cathedral.

The immediate environs are busy and steeped in ancient character, looking rather like buildings... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
paul w
Stoke Lacy, United Kingdom
Beautiful old city with cobble stone narrow streets, gelato and expensive tourist shops

We spent many hours wondering the narrow streets in this part of Alghero. Beautiful churches... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Octav P
Bucharest, Romania
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Piazza Porta Terra, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

The immediate environs are busy and steeped in ancient character, looking rather like buildings have been stacked upon one another. Fascinating area of the Old City.

Thank paul w
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Located near the Giardini Pubblici (public gardens). It's a 14th-century tower, remaining part of Porta a Terra, one of the two main gates into the medieval Alghero. 23 metres high, it has a panoramic terrace - however we were too late to get in.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We spent many hours wondering the narrow streets in this part of Alghero. Beautiful churches, scenic buildings, a beautiful "garden" street and the seaside promenade - beautiful sunsets here! If you descent on the shore below the fortified walls you can also take a nice...More

Thank Octav P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

As you head into the old town, this magnificent tower "guards the way". beautiful example of one of the few Spanish towers that still exist in Alghero.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Beautiful aragonese tower just in the center of city. It is still in good condition and is one of the most important tower in Alghero.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit with big brand shops and nice restaurants Lovely place to promenade with the locals Great to go in the cool off in the evenings

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I walked around the old port area. I started on my bicycle but the streets are very rough cobblestones and it just is easier to walk, particularly if you have rather narrow tires. It is a pleasant old town but not particularly spectacular.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Very picturesque, almost like a fairy tale dream town, with local products to taste. I was lucky to visit it in early November which was like....May!

Thank Makis V
Reviewed 16 October 2016

One of the ancient towers of the old fortifications of the city. You can climb up thi sone (for free), which is a bit of a climb, but the views on top are worth it!

3  Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The old city of Alghero and the walls has special atmosphere and offers great strolls with a nice breeze from the sea. Especially with the amazing sunset with Capo Caccia. There a many restaurants to have drink of meals.

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Janaki K
14 August 2015|
Response from vivian L |
Hi, the problem with this website is that plenty of photos posted to this attraction are taken all around Old Town. The fact is that this particular tower lies in the corner of Via Roma. You go uphill along that street and... More
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