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Castello di San Michele

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Via Sirai, 09121, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

A long walk out of the city, the hill offers spectacular views of the interior off Cagliari. The castle itself has recently been cleverly renovated to house an exhibition space within its walls. We were lucky to see an interesting sculptural exhibition inside as there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nclarken
Reviewed 3 May 2018

After the Phoenicians in the VIIIth century BC, the Carthaginians seized Karalis in 500BC. Then the Romans took it until Rome fell to the Vandals in 450AD but were expelled by the Byzantines in 530AD. With Byzantium loosing its influence, the city gained its independence...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Situated on a hill this is a must for every visitor to Cagliari. There are a number of routes to the top. Take your time and experience the views. You can also get a small taxi up if you don’t fancy the walk. But walking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AGF909
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A nice old castle from the outside but very modern on the inside. A nice photographic exhibition on the upper floor.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not open, but the views are just to die for. Unfortunately the Castello is under going some repairs so there is no access, but you can still access the outside where the panoromic views are the best. There is also a restaurant up here but...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank suzeb55
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The most attractive part of this area isn't actually the Castle itself but the park where it stands. Yiu have two routes to choose: the lower one is in the shape of a ring and will take you around the hill, the other, a very...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Castello di San Michele is a interesting part of the old Castell of Cagliari, worth a visit when you are around.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I'm not thrilled byarchitecture but I do appreciate it. I thought it was an interesting site very beautiful. The area surrounding is also very nice and there are some nice restaurants as well.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 893lauray
Consorziocamu, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castello di San Michele, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2016

Hello Laura, thank you for your review on Castello San Michele. We hope in the very near future to be able to reopen the monument as soon as the important restoration operations will be completed. Eliana

Reviewed 22 October 2013

Visited this place as a plan B, because of bad weather that did not allow me to go where I intended to. There is nothing much to see, ruins are uninteresting and the only 2 positives I appreciated are great view and surrounding garden and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Radim S
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Built in the XII century and located on one of the beautiful hills that dominate Cagliari city, the San Michele castle offers a interesting story and a beautiful view to his visitors. Near the castle there is a pleasant restaurant with terrace and a small...More

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank MLRaphael
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