The Nuraghe of 'Santa Sabina', also called 'Nuraghe of Santa Sarbana', of great charm, consist of a nuraghe, a small village, a 'Tomba dei Giganti', and a holy well. The presence of a medioeval church of Santa Sabina documents the contiguity of evidences from different historical periods and the persistence of the character of sacredness of the site.
It is compose by a single tower with three niches with
cruciform disposition, with a vestibule to the right, and a clockwise sphiral
staircase to the left.
The monument is composed of large basalt stones, hewn with hammers, with a better quality at higher levels. The entrance, located direction south-south-East, has no architrave (which is preserved only in fragments), but it had to be very huge.
The entrance appears, therefore, wider, and, on the basement, at can be seen a big slab, like a sort of step.
The nuraghe is devoid of the second floor level, definitely absent due to the dismemberment of the structure instead of due to any collapse, as the stones have been re-used in other construtions during different historical periods.
Known withthe dilectalname of 'Santa Sarbana', and dating to
the 10th - 11th century, the church is an architectural gem in the countryside.
The church stands out amongs the monuments of romanesque style, because some
Byzantine characteristics are present. It consists of a plant with three
compartments apse; the two side rooms have a square shape, while the central one
has a circular plan with a dome, where is clearly visible the influence of the