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 ...
... the stage was outstanding. The next day, we visited another amphitheater that was much bigger in size. It was made completely of stone, and its stage was twice the size of the previous one we had seen. This amphitheater was located on the side of a hill, and it too had an amazing view overlooking the ocean. The enormity of the amphitheater was breath taking in itself; easily able to seat ...
... their festivals surrounded the gods, their wars depended on the gods, and their societies were fixed upon the gods. When the Romans eventually conquered Greece, they adopted these ideas and their culture as well became fixated upon the gods. These temples were not only great works of art and architecture that we have today, but central social artifacts that tell of their ...
... was nothing short of astonishing. They stood alone at the peak of this great hill, overlooking the surrounding city and the ocean close by. The architecture displayed by these temples was later used by the Romans in their creation of many temples and monuments during the erection of the great Roman Empire. A well-known example of this would be the ...
... also depict exotic animals. The craftsmen were most likely from North Africa. The marble came from all over the Mediterranean and includes Egyptian and African alabaster. Therefore, this villa contains the best craftsmanship and artistic resources of the known world. This shows the wealth and enormity of the Roman Empire at the time the villa was built. What the villa tells us about those who built it, is ...
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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