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Located near the north-west coast of Sardinia, Sassari is not a particularly attractive town, but it makes a great base for exploring this part of the island. Rent a car in Sassari, and beyond the gritty streets and high-rise apartments, you will find a medieval section with great traditional restaurants. The capital of the medieval Giudicato di Logudoro, Sassari withstood both Genoese and Catalano-Aragonese attacks and is home to a 16th-century university.
Monte d’Accoddi is a unique archaeological site half-way between Sassari and Porto Torres. It is based on a 3rd-millenium B.C. temple unlike any other Mediterranean structure. The closest approximation are the Mesopotamian ziggurats. Monte d'Accoddi temple belonged to a Neolithic village that archaeologists believe dates back to 4500 B.C. It was modified several times and seems to have been abandoned around 1800 BC. A short time later, the first Sardinian nuraghe were built.