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Admire the coloured walls of
Nuraghe Arrubiu


Photographs by David Donnini

The Nuraghe Arrubiu is one of the largest of the nuraghi in Sardinia. It is located in Orroli, in province of South Sardinia. Its name means "red Nuraghe" in the Sardinian language, which derives from the basalt stones of which is built. The structure was built during the 15th century BC, the main tower originally reached a height of between 25 and 30 metres, making it one of the tallest structure in Bronze Age Europe. The main structure, which is made up of five towers, is protected by two secondary walls, making a total of 21 towers. The area covered by the complex is ca. 3000 square metres.


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Beautiful movie of Nuraghe Arrubiu: