posted on 22nd of august, 2010

The many scattered island of Sardinia Nuraghe deal certainly a prominent place among the monuments left in the basin
Western Mediterranean from various cultures in ancient times there have occurred.
These majestic buildings have a crucial role in the Sardinian landscape, much to impress the visitor's mind as a characteristic of a mysterious and extraordinary land and points the symbol and emblem of an entire people.

"The nuraghi" says Giovanni Lilliu well, distinguished scholar of archeology
Sardinian "mean charm of Sardinia, as well as virgin nature and boundless, beyond the sea. "
Those who are about seven, more or less well preserved, have come to us, but the origin and destruction first of many which are
meeting went, their number had to be certainly greater.
The name of this characteristic monument comes from the word Nurra that means "pile", "accumulation" but also "hollow". And it is perhaps for this double meaning that the term was applied to form
original Nuraghe, a building came up for "accumulation" of large stones with a busy room and indoor dome
Therefore, "hollow".

Comments (10)

Posted by Omine77 on August 23, 2010
Posted by smartview27 on August 23, 2010
great photos!
Posted by Sekdo on August 23, 2010
Good work omine!!! :)))
Posted by Egomezta on August 22, 2010
Thanks for sharing....
Posted by Mariaam on August 22, 2010
Very interesting article! Thanks for sharing! :)
Posted by Dmccale on August 22, 2010
thanks for sharing great photos
Posted by Alionaz on August 22, 2010
nice shots and interesting information!
Posted by Linqong on August 22, 2010
Great shots!!!
Posted by Omine77 on August 22, 2010
Posted by Roberto1977 on August 22, 2010
Very interesting blog and very nice photos! Bye, Rob.

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