ADD TO LISTNuoro is not really a tourist destination, and compared to other cities, it's one of Italy's less visited places. Other destinations in the area such as Cagliari may be more interesting to visit. If you do travel to Nuoro, please share what you know by adding to the Nuoro travel guide.
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Nuoro (Nùgoro, which literally means " home 2in the ancient Nuoro's dialect), is a town and province in central Sardegna in italy located at the slopes of Mount Ortobene. Made a province during fascism it is the administrative center of one of europe 's less-densely populated areas. Overlying the central mountains in a panoramic position, Nuoro is the most typical Sardinian town, the one where Sardinians feel their roots lie The area is known for its concentration of centenarians and supercentenarians Eldest settlements, dated among the 20th century BC, were found near Tanca Manna's Nuraghe with about 800 huts. This makes Nuoro one of the most ancient towns in Sardinia It has been called "the Sardinian Athens"due to the large number of poets, writers, and intellectuals that here took part in the early years of 20th century It is the home of Grazia Deledda, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1926. The province has been the home of scientists in many disciplines and artists such as the sculptor Francesco ciusa Romagna Another prominent author from Nuoro Salvatore satta noted for his books on jurisprudence and civil procedure as well as Il Giorno del Giudizio (translated in more than 90 languages )
museum of traditional art and clothes