Cagliari is the capital of the island of Sardinia, a region of Italy. Cagliari's Sardinian name Casteddu literally means castle. It has about 156,000 inhabitants, or about 480,000 including the outlying townships (metropolitan area): Elmas, Assemini, Capoterra, Selargius, Sestu, Monserrato, Quartucciu, Quartu Sant'Elena.
Cagliari is a tourist city, and especially in summer a lot of clubs and pubs are goals for youth and tourists, pubs and night-clubs are concentrated in the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, a narrow street in Stampace district, Marina district, near to the port and Castello district, as for clubs they are mostly on the Poetto beach (in summer), or in Viale Marconi (in winter).
- Regional Park of Molentargius.
- Monte Urpinu Park.
- Park of San Michele hill.
- Terramaini Park.
- Monte Claro Park.
- Ex-vetreria Pirri Park.
- Public gardens.
- Poetto Beach.
- Calamosca Beach.
- Maddalena Beach.
- Constitution Square.
- Castello, the castle.
- The Cathedral of Pisa.
- The Roman Amphitheatre.
- Bastion of Santa Caterina.
- The Basilica of San Saturnino.
- The Sardinian Archaeological Museum.
- The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bonaria.
- The Justice Court (Palazzo di Giustizia).
- The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Cagliari.
- The Promenade Deck and the Terrazza Umberto I.
- The Torre di San Pancrazio and the Torre dell'Elefante.
- The Chiesa della Purissima is a church from the 16th century.
- Seven hills (Sant'Elia, Bonaria, Monte Urpinu, Castello, Monte Claro, Tuvixeddu and San Michele).