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This is a fair walk out of town. The castle is on a hill and there is a climb up to it. The castle and moat itself is no great shakes and to be honest I would have been disappointed coming here to see it...More
A long walk out of the city, the hill offers spectacular views of the interior off Cagliari. The castle itself has recently been cleverly renovated to house an exhibition space within its walls. We were lucky to see an interesting sculptural exhibition inside as there...More
After the Phoenicians in the VIIIth century BC, the Carthaginians seized Karalis in 500BC. Then the Romans took it until Rome fell to the Vandals in 450AD but were expelled by the Byzantines in 530AD. With Byzantium loosing its influence, the city gained its independence...More
Situated on a hill this is a must for every visitor to Cagliari. There are a number of routes to the top. Take your time and experience the views. You can also get a small taxi up if you don’t fancy the walk. But walking...More
Not open, but the views are just to die for.
Unfortunately the Castello is under going some repairs so there is no access, but you can still access the outside where the panoromic views are the best. There is also a restaurant up here but...More
The most attractive part of this area isn't actually the Castle itself but the park where it stands. Yiu have two routes to choose: the lower one is in the shape of a ring and will take you around the hill, the other, a very...More
I'm not thrilled byarchitecture but I do appreciate it. I thought it was an interesting site very beautiful. The area surrounding is also very nice and there are some nice restaurants as well.
Date of experience: December 2015
Consorziocamu, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Castello di San Michele, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2016
Hello Laura, thank you for your review on Castello San Michele. We hope in the very near future to be able to reopen the monument as soon as the important restoration operations will be completed.
Visited this place as a plan B, because of bad weather that did not allow me to go where I intended to. There is nothing much to see, ruins are uninteresting and the only 2 positives I appreciated are great view and surrounding garden and...More