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Sassari

Sassari is the second biggest city of Sardinia, which region counts almost 222.000 inhabitants. I did my Erasmus here, as a nurse, in the University Hospital of Sassari, for 1 year and after that, I have been living here for the last 5 years.

Squares

So let's start with the basics. Sassari has many squares, 2 of the more mains are Piazza d' Italia and Piazza Castello, which are practically one next to the other.

In Piazza d'Italia you will see the Province building, the headquarters of the Province and the Prefecture of the city. In the middle of the square, there is the statue of Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of Italy and the last one of Sardinia.

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Piazza Castello is a historical square of Sassari. On the 13th century, there was a castle on the location of the square, the Aragonese Castle (Castello Aragonese). The castle was demolished in 1877 and as a result, the square has been created. On its underground, there are some archaeological remainings of the castle, mostly its foundations, but it's worth the tour.

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Other big squares are Piazza Fiume, Piazza Tola (another historical square of Sassari, where in its center there is the statue of Pasquale Tola, an Italian historian and politician), Piazza Santa Caterina (where you can find the Santa Caterina church and the National art gallery), Piazza Colonna Marianna, Emiciclo Garibaldi (an hemicycle square)


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