Casa Zapata

Southwestern Sardinia

This attractive museum complex occupies the 16th-century residence of the Spanish Zapata family, La Marmilla's 16th-century rulers. The whitewashed villa was originally built over a 1st-millennium-BC nuraghic settlement, which has been skilfully incorporated into the museum's display. You'll also find artefacts from the Nuraghe Su Nuraxi, a section dedicated to the Zapata dynasty, and a small collection of traditional musical instruments.

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