Su Nuraxi is the best known archaeological site of Sardinia and it's undoubtedly a symbol of the whole island. Located in Barumini, a little town in the beautiful region of Marmilla, it was unearthed after 6 years of hard work in the '50s. Every year it's visited by thousands of tourists from around the world, fascinated by the imposing, the majesty and the mystery of this ancient fortress dating from the sixteenth a.c.
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). The area of Sardinia is 24,090 square kilometres (9,301 sq mi). The island is surrounded (clockwise from north) by the French island of Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Tunisia and the Balearic Islands. Sardinia is a constitutional part of Italy, with a special statute of regional autonomy under the Italian Constitution. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardinia