Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu

sights / Historic

Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu information

Eastern Sardinia , Italy
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adult/reduced €3/2
Opening hours
9am-7pm summer, to 5pm winter
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Set in dramatic hill country near the dusty town of Orune , the Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu is a sophisticated and elegant nuraghic well temple, dating from the 2nd millennium BC. Its distinguishing feature is the strange keyhole-shaped entrance to the well. The temple displays a strange keyhole-shaped entrance with stairs leading down to the well bottom, and it’s oriented in such a way that on the day of the summer solstice sunlight shines directly down the well shaft.