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Viale S. Ignazio da Laconi, 9-11 - Dipartimento Scienze Botaniche Univ.di Cagliari 09100 Cagliari
The botanical garden, directed by the University of Cagliari and streched for 5 hectares. Currently the garden contains some 2000 species, predominantly of Mediterranean origin but with a good collection of succulents and tropical plants as well.
Vico I Merello 09100 Cagliari
The Garden of the Capuchins was founded in 1595, on a hill on the western side of the Roman Amphitheatre. The monastery had a vast land used as a garden for the cultivation of medicinal plants, in which there were also some ancient Roman cisterns.
Via La Palma - Accesso da Quartu S. Elena Via don Giordi 09100 Cagliari
The Regional Park of Molentargius - Saline is situated between Cagliari and Quartu S. Elena and includes two sweet water basins (Bellarosa Minore and Perdalonga) and one salted water basin (Bellarosa Maggiore o Molentargius).
Strada Statale 195 - Direzione Pula 09100 Cagliari
Santa Gilla Lagoon is situated on the southwestern coast of the island, in the territories of Cagliari, Elmas, Assemini, Capoterra. This natural site of extraordinary value, covers an area of 15.000 hectares, as far as the estuary of Fluminimannu.