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Cagliari Tourist Attractions

The distance between Sardinia and Cagliari is 7 km and on the island of Sardinia. Due to its location the airport is also known as Elmas Airport. Cagliari is rich for its heritages such as historical culture, museums and churches. For tourist it is a place for explosion. To explore the historical culture, tourists can stay at the old historical quarters of the city.

Unique architecture, archaeology and monuments can also be explored by the visitors throughout the year. Spending time at the famous beaches can be an ideal choice for the visitors of summer as well as spring seasons. As compared to the other sea and beach areas around the world, Cagliari isrecommended as the most beautiful one. In the Old Town of Cagliari, there are four neighborhoods whose visit can be worthy. The Marina, Villanova, Stampace and Castello are the four neighborhoods.

Castello Neighbourhood:

Among all these four neighborhoods, Castello neighborhood is the most popular one. It is because while exploring, Cagliari is the good starting point. The bastioned walls encloses this historic area partially, on the other hand, the most attractive sight is the two medieval towers, which were built by using white stone. The towers are situated along the bastion enclosure. The S. Pancrazio is the good place to start your explosion in Castello. The Cathedral as well as the Purissima church is the two spectacular religious buildings. The churches of Santa Maria del Sacro Monte di Pietà, San Giuseppe and Santa Croce can be found in the Castello lower areas.

The Marina Neighbourhood:

Earlier, a fascinating glimpse was offered by some impressive religious buildings, due to which Marina neighborhood became a home for them. As many crushes have been destroyed, the number has decreased, but in the past there were many churches which were frequently visited by the visitors. The streets lead to the port, baroque style churches can be found. S. Antonio Abate and Santa Rosalia are the baroque style churches. At the top of Largo Carlo Felice, the Savoy Sovereign, bronze statue can be seen. There is a small theater nearby the church of Sant'Eulalia, which has an open air cinema. For the summer visitors it is the most exciting place for having entertainment.

The Stampace Neighbourhood:

The Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography are included in the Stampace museum. In these museums you will find the exhibition of traditional Sardinian items and clothing. Apart from being Baroque style church, the S. Michele is also famous for its architecture and decoration. A huge entrance stairway is provided by S. Anna church. The availability of the shopping opportunities is the most attractive feature of Stampace neighborhood. If you want to get hats, you must visit Via Sassari as there you will find old and original accessories and furnishings. If you want to get well-known ornaments, ViaAzuni can be the right choice for you.

Villanova Neighbourhood:

Villanova neighborhood is the only neighborhood that has expanded towards the countryside. There are few notable churches as well as Municipal Gallery of Modern Art which can be visited by the visitors. In the gallery you can see the works of 20th century Sardinian artists. They also have the collection of neo-avant’garde. In the Giardini Pubblici or Public Gardens you can find this gallery.

The Modern Town area:

In Cagliari, after the Second World War, the Modern Town area was built. Similar to the neighborhood, various churches and museums can be seen in this area. Sardegna Ufficio, Turisport, Arredamento, FieraNatale are the most popular events celebrated there. Apart from this information, you can also collect more information from the Cagliari airport terminal building. If you visit Cagliari, specially visit the sea, beaches, museums and churches.