Sardinia's World Heritage Site: The nuraghic village of Barumini
The most important nuraghic complex is “Su Nuraxi” at Barumini, recognised in 1997 as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The first excavations were done in the fifties by the archeologist Giovanni Lilliu and discovered the nuraghic village. The building is constituted from the central part contained from a bastion quadrilobate and surrounded by towers and huts, built in the 2nd Millennium B.C.
The central tower, has the shape of a truncated conical tower resembling a beehive and is about 18 metres high. The central tower is surrrounded by other four smaller towers and wall defences.
During the third century B.C. with the arrival of the Romans, most nuraghe were being abandoned. But archaeological excavations proved that Barumini was being inhabited until the third century A.C.
The archaeological site of the Nuraghe of Barumini is easy to be found and can only be visited with guided tours (the site is run by expert guides). In the neighbourhood of Barumini you have other important nuraghes such as “Su Mulinu” of Villanovafranca and its archaeological museum.
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