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How to see the pink flamingos on SardiniaHow to hunt for sea urchins on SardiniaHow to see Nuraghe - ancient structure of an unknown civilization on SardiniaHow to visit the Giants' grave on SardiniaHow to walk the breakneck stairs Scala del Capriolo on SardiniaHow to climb to the Saint Remy Bastion on SardiniaHow to see the world's highest stalagnate on Sardinia26 things to doon Sardinia
Near the city of Alghero is the famous tomb of Domus de Janas, which is, according to legend, is home to fairies and witches.
Necropolis of Anghelu Ruju is archaeological site near the town of Alghero. This is the largest necropolis of pre-Nuragic Sardinia. It was discovered by chance in the beginning of the last century, among the objects hidden in the tomb the scientists found a human skeleton and ancient jewelry.
The tomb, carved into the rock, consists of 36 rooms, each of which is painted with all sorts of paintings and reliefs, which had great importance for the ancient people.
Interesting features of the tomb are carved figures of bulls surrounded by three graves.
Things to do here 1
Visit the witch's house
Look into the tomb hewn in the rock, where, according to the legends live little fairies or clumsy witches.€312
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Necropolis of Anghelu Ruju on the mapLocation: Strada Provinciale 42, Alghero town
from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
More places to visit on Sardinia
Cave of Ispinigoli
On the island of Sardinia, near the town of Dorgali is an amazing cave, where you can see the highest stalagnate in Europe.20
The luxurious building, to which leads the magnificent staircase, located on the Piazza Palazzo, and is the most beautiful place Cagliari.12
Bastione of Saint Remy
Bastion of Saint Remy was built only in the last century, but it has already become a bright landmark where locals come in the evening.23
City, hidden in the mountains, is known for its wall paintings, which adorned every house of this vibrant and unique place.21
Tomb Coddu Vecchiu
One of the most famous Giants' Tombs of Sardinia, that was built in the Bronze Age and still raises questions among scientists.26
Megalithic monuments that were built in the Neolithic period and now attracts all the fans of the history of ancient civilizations.9
Among the countless villages in Sardinia Cagliari is look like metropolis, where you will find everything for a relaxing holiday.6
Asinara National Park
The National Park includes the eponymous island and the waters, and on its territory are found rare and unusual species of animals and plants.16
The majestic grotto near the town of Alghero, with an underground lake, stalactites and luxurious rooms reminiscent of the palace of the king.39
Su Nuraxi (Barumini)
A unique complex of buildings of the prehistoric era, which is steeped in mystery and riddles, and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.31
The medieval town with many towers and forts, magnificent caves with underground lakes and pristine beaches.14
Lagoon of San Teodoro
It is a place of special natural values, home to rare species of birds and animals, which can be seen, arrange a speedboat trip.34