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Former gate which lead into the town & was part of an external perimeter wall which fortified the city.
Oristano has spread significantly further than this point now & is considered the second largest city in Sardinia.
The building is well maintained and you would...More
Two towers and a few wall sections are all that remain of the Medieval Wall.
Torre di Mariano II was once a gate in the medieval walls. Today it is the centerpiece of Piazza Roma. It is the best preserved part of the walls.
Very interesting and well preserved city walls surrounding the pedestrianised historic centre.Some fine examples of the old gated towers which provided access to the town: porta mannu is particularly worth seeing.
Very nice to sit out at the numerous coffee bars or wine bars and watching the world go by but to be honest just a mess of kids riding their bicycles around it and buskers thinking that if they play their version of the Deerhunter...More
Piazza Roma surrounds this vestige of the medieval fortifications and marks the start of some very pleasant pedestrian streets. The tower itself is an impressive monument that has been well preserved and admirably showcased.
Its a beautiful small square with lots of history,but wake up Oristano not much information around over historic building,cathedrals etc,no printed information at all it seems.
To make it up though nice bars perfect for a relaxed coffee/glass of wine,and boutique shops.