Cagliari – Quartiere San Benedetto – architecture around Piazza della Republica
Quartiere San Benedetto is the more modern area to the east of Quartiere Marina. Some of the buildings around here date from the 1930s.
I especially love this art deco apartment block on the west side of Piazza Republica.
On the other side of Piazza Republica is the Palace of Justice, an intimidating neo-classical monster built during the fascist dictatorship.
This brutalist war memorial is a few streets away. I’m guessing it also dates from Mussolini’s time.
This impressive building with art nouveau statues is also nearby.
And this lovely flower-covered palm tree is on Via Mancini.