Su Tempiesu Sacred Well

Sacred Well in the Mountains

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If you are keen on finding out more about the religiosity of the ancient nuragic people of Sardinia you should not miss the visit to this sacred wellSu Tempiesu, in the mountain of Orune, is with no doubt the most intriguing sacred well of the island. Covered by a stone roof, this temple’s architecture is quite unique. The well was a center of devotion of the Goddess mother, identified with the holy water of the spring on which the stone temple was built. It is a temple where the Nuragic people expressed their spirituality through the cult of water.

Su Tempiesu is just east of the town of Orune.

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