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Cagliari Stagno di Quartu

Cagliari is a vivid city at the southern coast of Sardinia. They have several long beaches, and the beautiful Stagno di Quartu with its Flamingos.

Cagliari Sardinia

View across Cagliari from the historic Castello quarter high above the city.

Histroic Town Walls of Cagliari Sardinia

It is possible to access the historic town quarter with a car, but you have to watch out for upcoming traffic. :-)

Histroic Tower of Cagliari

Close to the Piazza Indipenpendenza you will find another historic tower of the city.

Cagliari Castello Quarter

The streets in the historic Castello quarter are narrow and steep, but the shadow is quite welcome on hot summer days.

Historic Town Walls of Cagliari Sardinia

However, you have to really watch out for cars that rush through the narrow streets (and surprisingly fast). :-)

Duomo Santa Maria Cagliari

The Duomo Santa Maria is also situated within the historic walls, at the Piazza Palazzo. As Christianity is quite active in Sardinia, you might witness weddings almost any day of the week.

Statue of San Francesco Cagliari

A few steps away you will find the statue of San Francesco.

Cagliari Castello Quarter

Let's conitnue our walk to Cagliari downtown. Beautiful views everywhere.

Torre dell'Elefante Cagliari

Right behind Piazza Yenne you will encounter the Torre dell'Elefante (Elephant Tower). The tower dates back to the year 1305 and is part of the former castle.

Cagliari Elephant Tower

The small elephant statue at the outer wall looks nice and has made it as a secret landmark of Cagliari. Its meaning, however, is not known.

Piazza Yenne Cagliari Sardinia

Piazza Yenne on a hot summer day. Palm trees provide shadow, and several gelaterias, bars, and restaurants help you surviving the heat.

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