Torre di Mariano II
Museo Antiquarium Arborense
This museum contains one of the island's major archaeological collections, with prehistoric artefacts from the Sinis Peninsula and finds...
Queen Eleonora's Statue
Piazza Eleonora d'Arborea became the city's central square through 19th-century urban reforms. Today it is a quiet spot where you can...
Chiesa di San Francesco
The neoclassical Chiesa di San Francesco harbours a 14th-century wooden sculpture, the Crocifisso di Nicodemo, considered one of...
Of the centre’s various cafes and bars, Ele Café is hot right now, filling quickly in the early evening and carrying on late.
A wonderful, simple trattoria set in one neat room, the quality of the food in Gino's explains its sustained popularity since the 1930s....
Lonely Planet review
Oristano's tidy historic centre retains just a whiff of its former glory, with rows of solid stone houses with tall shuttered windows and lofty internal courtyards. It's almost circular in plan and was once surrounded by a mighty fortified wall whose only remnants are the Torre di Mariano II on Piazza Roma, and the Portixedda just off Via Giuseppe Mazzini to the east.