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Romanzesu, Extraordinary Nuragic Sanctuary

Discover the Nuragic Sanctuary Village Romanzesu with its extraordinary labyrinth, sacred well, cork oak forest and temple at Megaron
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The Romanzesu Archaeological Area

The archaeological area of Romanzesu in the territory of Bitti is currently one of the most important in Sardinia. The spaces investigated so far have brought to light several areas

  • the sacred well with ceremonial basin and the Nuragic amphitheatre
  • il recinto cultuale – labirinto
  • 3 strokes in megaron
  • l'heroon – tempio delle ambre
  • the huts

However, it seems from recent studies that only 10-15% of the potential extent of the nuragic village has been brought to light. This archaeological site is certainly among the during a holiday. Let's discover together the areas that can currently be visited

What to see in Romanzesu

Between Bitti and Budduso in an extraordinary cork oak forest, surrounded by wild and unspoilt nature lies the nuragic sanctuary village Romanzesu. It is probably a federal village covering an area of over 7 hectares, which shows - and sometimes conceals - magnificent buildings from the Nuragic period.

Among the facilities and sights that can be visited are:

the sacred spring

the nuragic amphitheatre

3 temples at megaron

the labyrinthine cultic enclosure

the heroon temple of ambers

the huts

cork forest

The sacred spring

Uno degli aspetti più suggestivi del sito archeologico Romanzesu è costituito dalla sorgente sacra collegata tramite un camminamento – un tempo pieno di acqua – all'enorme anfiteatro nuragico.

It seems that in this area ceremonies and collective rites, linked to the cult of water. In all probability, this sacred area was visited by pilgrims and the inhabitants of nearby villages who took their places on the steps and in the large pool.

Betili have been found near the walkway, similar to those that have made the archaeological site of Tamuli near Macomer famous.

Betileit is a stone to which a sacred function is attributed as it is believed that a deity resides there

Nuragic amphitheatre

Near the sacred spring is the Nuragic amphitheatre composed of steps built from local stone.

This is a large circular-shaped basin with a difference in height of approximately 1.50-1.60 m. It is believed that this basin once collected the water that gushed out of the spring, once the level inside the well was exceeded.

It is believed that the pool was used to perform ablutions and ceremonial rites.

Temples at Megaron

During the excavations, three rectangular megaron temples were found. In the inner area of the temple one can admire benches placed on the perimeter walls

The cultic labyrinth

Unique in its beauty and charm is the construction of the cultic enclosure: a huge elliptical structure with staggered entrances, a veritable labyrinth

Photo Romanzesu and cork forest

See photographs of one of the most impressive set in the enchanted surroundings of a forest of cork trees and plants typical of the

Romanzesu archaeological site map

Where Romanzesu is located

Romanzesu is located in the territory of Bitti, halfway between the village of Bitti and Buddusò in the central-northern part of Sardinia in the historical sub-region of .

Romanzesu is easily reached by car from Nuoro, , Oristano

Opening hours Romanzesu

Winter timetable Romanzesu
Monday-Saturday: 8.30 - 13.00/14.30-18.00
Guided tours start:
Morning: 9.15 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m.
Pomeriggio: ore 14.45 – 16.00

Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guided tours start:
ore 9.30-10.45-12.00-13.30-14.45-16.00

Romanzesu summer timetable
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. / 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Guided tours start:
Morning: 9.15 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m.
Afternoons: 3.15 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. - 5.45 p.m.

Sunday: 9.30 - 13.00 / 14.30 - 19.00
Guided tours start:
Morning: 9.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m.
Afternoons: 14.30 - 15.30 - 16.45 - 17.45

access by ticket only

no climbing on structures

do not litter the area

Ticket prices Romanzesu

The ticket prices for access to the archaeological site are:

Full price ticket € 4 (exemption for children 0-11 years)

Gruppi organizzati e scolaresche (minimo 9 persone) € 2,50 – (biglietto unico € 3)

Over 65s € 2.50 (single ticket € 3)

Handicapped persons € 2.50 (single ticket €3)

Single ticket visit museum Pastoral and Peasant Civilisation/Multimedia Canto a Tenore/Romanzesu € 5

For up-to-date info and rates visit Romanzesu

Images archaeological site Romanzesu

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