Preliminary remarks

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Marina District, one of the four historical quarters in Cagliari, is certainly worth a visit. Not far from Castello, this quarter was founded by the people from Pisa in the 13th century and once it was the living place of men who worked in the port nearby. In the past this district was called Lapola or la Pola, meaning a specific area of the port, and it was surrounded by walls that were demolished in the second half of the 19th century. Nowadays it is one of the busiest and liveliest quarters in the city and both people from Cagliari and tourists really love it.

How to get to Cagliari

By plane: Elmas airport- www.sogaer.it

By sea: Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi group, Moby line and Tirrenia shipping lines

By train: Ferrovie dello Stato, Ferrovie della Sardegna railways

Public transport: Ctm, Arst, Nicolgroup buses and coaches

Not to be missed

-          Chiesa di San Sepolcro

-          Via Roma

-          Auditorium Comunale

-          Chiesa di Sant’Agostino

-          Chiesa di Sant’Eulaia

Interesting monuments

-          Chiesa di San Sepolcro: not far from  St.Antonio’s Church, you can visit the monumental Church of the Holy Sepulchre. According to some scholars, this building has to be ascribed to the Knights  Templar who might have used it as the chapel of their monastery.

-          Via Roma: It is one of the main arterial roads in the city. It stretches in the area overlooking the port and represents one of the most frequented areas by people from Cagliari and by tourists.

Auditorium comunale: Built in the former St. Teresa’s Church, the city Concert Hall is situated in Piazzetta Dettori in Marina quarter. The construction of the Church was started in the