Until only a decade ago, it was not unusual to see its inhabitants grilling fresh fish outdoors, especially on Sunday mornings.
Even though in the recent years, Villanova has lost some of its more socially folkloristic aspects, the quarter has improved a lot and is living a new birth. The old buildings are being restored and via Sulis, the part of Villanova closer to Saint Remy Rampart, has now become a high-end shopping street, while carpenters and small shops are gradually opening up their activities, making a walk through Villanova a worthwhile experience.
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Citadel of Museums (Cittadella dei Musei)
Facilities for disabled
Basilica of St Saturnin (Basilica di San Saturnino)
Piazza San Cosimo
The basilica is probably the most ancient example of Romanesque architecture in Cagliari. A 6th century document mentions the site for the first time. It had …
This is one of the oldest parish churches in Cagliari and documents date it back as early as the 14th century. It was built in the typical Catalan-Gothic style …