Cagliari is the capital city of island Sardinia. One word that is associated with the city is - Beaches. The beauty of Cagliari is such that anyone can fall in love with it.
Cagliari Italy is known best for its advanced port and an industrial center in the south of Sardinia in Italy. Italy Cagliari makes the capital city of Sardinia for its port facilities. Cagliari in Italy is located at the edges of the Mannu River and the Gulf of Cagliari.
There are many stories of historical invasions attached with Cagliari Italy . Phoenicians founded the city of Cagliari. The prosperous city was taken over by Rome in 238 B.C. and was later invaded by Pisa, the Saracens, Austria, Spain. At the end Cagliari was handed with remaining Sardinia to the house of Savoy in 1718.
Cagliari Italy has long held an important position as the military base of Italy. It even transcended to the position of headquarter of the island for the military operation. During World War II, Cagliari was a big target of the enemies. Cagliari was made the submarine base that time. It suffered a massive bomb attack during World War II. The harbor was totally damaged by those attacks. But with the passage of time situation in Cagliari has gained the normalcy and the harbor has been rebuilt. It has also been nominated as the Sardinia's prime port earning big revenues from sea trade. It is linked by sea to Tunisia, as well as Spain and France.
Though Cagliari has earned a position as a trading center, it is marked for its beauty as well. Remarkable structures include the Romanesque-Gothic cathedral built in the 13th century, the Basilica of San Saturnino of 5th century A.D., a big Roman amphitheater, and the huge tower of St. Pancras constructed by Pisans in 1304. Rock forts are big in numbers at Cagliari. Cagliari Italy has been a big inspiration to notable poets and authors. At sunset when a silhouette embraces the waters in Cagliari anyone will love to write a poem at that instant with a view of flamingos flying all around.