Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
Upon our time in Sicily, we toured an Ancient Roman Villa that would've been used by the Romans around the time of Christ. The villa was massive in size considering the time period it was built, and it would've been used by a wealthier class of Roman citizens during its era. Intricate mosaics covered the walls and floors of the ...
During our time in Sicily, we visited two ancient Greek amphitheaters. The first one we visited was located at the top of a hill in a small city. We got off the bus we were traveling in at the bottom of the city, where we then got onto a smaller bus that took us up about halfway through the city. Upon getting off that bus, we then walked the rest of the way up through the city to the peak of the ...
... that housed a statue of the god the temple was dedicated to. These temples were central to how the Greeks lived their lives. Stories about the gods and goddesses became their way of surrounding the world around them. They constructed rituals to be performed to keep their gods happy, and these became events entire communities would be involved in. Their art surrounded ...
... fact that they are still standing is magnificent in itself. All of these temples were located at the top of an enormous hill, which indicates that they were highly regarded by the ancient Greek culture. The temples were created to show honor and respect to the gods of Greek mythology, and they could be seen from miles away. The view from the temples on top of ...
... owner of the house hosting his guests. It is thought that this audience hall even had a throne in it. The owner of the house is unknown, but it was someone with cultural, social, and economic significance. The exceptional architecture and decorative elements in this villa make one envision the splendor of Rome at its peak. The villa is one of the greatest testimonies to Roman presence throughout the known ...
Other places to stay in Santa Margherita di Pula
Strada Statale 195 Km 33,800 (Localita S. Margherita), Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Loc. Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula | 5 star hotelfrom $1,022
S.S. 195 km 37.4, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $289
S.S. 195 Km 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $187
SS 195 Km 33.400, Santa Margherita di Pula | 3 star hotelfrom $134
S. Margherita di Pula, Km. 40, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $129