Nuraghe Appiu archaeological park is surrounded by a suggestive and uncontaminated environment. It was probably born as anuraghe with only one tower, to which, later, other towers have been united, connected among them by corridors, outlining a quadrilobate figure.

In its simple form the nuraghe is a flat-topped conical tower built with stones of varying size laid without grout (dry walls). The masonry consists of courses of stone laid in more or less orderly fashion. In many cases the stones were laid as they were, but more often they were dressed to facilitate their laying. In the upper part of the towers, the part most exposed, the stones are usually dressed with care to ensure a perfect fit between the different elements and thus improve stability.



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Founded: 1800 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Italy

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tonello mulas (11 months ago)
Fantastic place, beautiful nuraghe, but an infinite sadness in finding everything in a state of abandonment. Having gold and not knowing how to recognize it.
bianca fusco (13 months ago)
Unfortunately the site is closed and abandoned. Too bad because in a magnificent place.
Barore Pirisi (14 months ago)
Very beautiful and interesting archaeological site. It consists of a four-lobed nuraghe with an adjoining nuragic village. Nearby there is also a tomb of the giants, two dolmens and a single tower nuraghe. The site is not currently managed and it is hoped that it will be soon. The nuragic complex is located a few km from Villanova Monteleone and overlooks the plateau towards the western sea, in an enchanting landscape.
Markus Ihloff (14 months ago)
Gate was locked when we were there. No information why and if it opens again. Beware of those who navigate with Google Maps! Depending on the direction from which you come, you will be guided over gravel roads in a miserable condition. If you are on the SP12, you can get there via halfway usable roads. We drove 3 KM through the pampas to find out that it was closed.
SERGIO CIGLIANO (14 months ago)
It is a great pity that it is in a complete state of abandonment instead of enhancing our resources they leave themselves to neglect
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