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Torre Santa Caterina di Pittinuri (Sardegna)

Torre Santa Caterina di Pittinuri (Sardegna)



Coastal Pittinuri tower is located on a limestone promontory at 28 m above sea level and takes the name of the town of Santa Caterina di Pittinuri the territory of Cuglieri.

The tower was built around 1578 on the ledge where she could stay in visual contact with the towers Puttu, Manni cape, Nieddu cape and Scab'e Sai.
La tour côtière de Pittinuri, se trouve sur un promontoire calcaire à 28 m au-dessus du niveau de la mer et prend le nom de la localité de Santa Caterina di Pittinuri, sur le territoire de Cuglieri.

La tour fut construite vers 1578 sur la corniche d'où elle pouvait rester en contact visuel avec les tour Puttu, capo Manni, capo Nieddu et Scab'e Sai.

Torre Santa Caterina di Pittinuri (Sardegna)
La torre costiera di Pittinuri, si trova su un promontorio calcareo a 28 metri s.l.m. e prende il nome dalla località di Santa Caterina di Pittinuri, nel territorio di Cuglieri.

La torre fu costruita intorno al 1578 e dallo sperone in cui si trova, poteva rimanere in contatto visivo con le torri di Su Puttu, Capo Mannu, Capo Nieddu e Scab'e Sai.
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