Giardino Sonoro - Pinuccio Sciola

Giardino Sonoro - Pinuccio Sciola

Giardino Sonoro - Pinuccio Sciola
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The SOUND GARDEN Pinuccio Sciola’s open air Museum, the “Sound Garden” is an open area filled with megalithic rocks and citrus fragrances… a timeless space which stimulates, magnifies, contemplates, all senses. In this “enchanted” garden, the guides take the visitors into a universe of new sounds created by the different types of stones and the way the artist worked on them. A way to savour and appreciate art, a cultural space in which, through creativity and respect, one can even take part in “playing the stones” and experience the ancestral sound left enclosed in the matter for thousands of years.
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LancashireHel
Lancashire61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Solo
I was visiting the murals around San Sperate and came across this magical place. €5 adult entry for a unique experience. There was a short explanation in English (for me and some Russian artists) before being shown around the hundreds of stones that looked like simple chiselled blocks - until the guide ran her fingertips along the shapes, and gently rubbed them with pebbles to make beautiful musical sounds - and they moved too. Utterly fascinating. Tears actually came to my eyes.
Then we were left to wander around and take photos by ourselves. Unforgettable.

A 30 minute bus ride from the ARST bus station in Cagliari cost €1,30 single.
Written 4 October 2018
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Thanks you so much! ❤️ We hope to see you again!
Written 19 February 2019
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TallRocOne
Strasbourg, France7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
We looked for activities to do on a windy day in Sardinia and visited this nice place. We’ve been nicely surprised !
The guides were kind and showed us how the stones sound.. lovely!
Really recommend to visit this place and the “Giardino Fantastico” not far away, another good surprise !
Written 5 May 2019
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😍😍😍 Thank you very much!!
Written 19 May 2019
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Biviana Riveiro
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
A really unique place with a mix of artistic sculptures and sound stones, where you can feel the music from the deep of the stones.
Written 3 November 2017
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Thank you ❤️
Written 19 February 2019
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Thomas M
Jackson, MI124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2016 • Family
this artist cuts, sculpts and creates shapes of rock marble that can actually be played like a musical instrument.
Written 16 February 2017
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Thank you, Thomas for visiting the Sound Garden😁 👍🏼☀️❤️
Written 22 February 2019
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Ester Z
Jerusalem, Israel346 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Friends
Pinuccio Sciola (15 March 1942 – 13 May 2016) was an Italian sculptor and muralist from San Sperate, Sardinia.
His work has been mentioned as a major attraction of the nearby town of Assemini.
His work has also been exhibited in Alghero.
Forms in which he worked include pietre sonore or "sounding stones": large sculptures (mainly limestones or basalts) that resonate when rubbed by human hands or small rocks.
His daughter continues with the museum and garden.
Written 29 October 2016
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Thank you so much for the good explanation! Hugs 😁☀️❤️
Written 22 February 2019
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emieke
Cagliari, Italy3 contributions
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Sept 2016 • Friends
It was a very nice trip to San Sperate and Giardino Sonoro. We were driven from Cagliari to San Sperate by our guide, Alessandro, himself. In town we have seen a lot of so called Murales, different kind of paintings and sometimes pictures on the outside walls of the houses. It was just one big public museum... Alessandro could give us a lot of information about the Murales and the painters. Because of that information, the trip was very interesting. The second part of this afternoon journey was a visit to the Giardino Sonoro, founded by Pinuccio Sciola, a famous artist who made the sculptures of 'pietre', that is stones... In this garden with so many sculptures we were guided by a woman, also very kind, who gave us very interesting information about the sculptures and the man who made them. It was almost emotional to hear the sound of these stones: very, very special. I will never forget this wonderful experience!
Written 14 September 2016
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Hi Emieke, thank so much for your review and for bringing with you the memory of the Sound Garden!❤️
Written 22 February 2019
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Eleonora 🌍
Sardinia, Italy193 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
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A little disappointed by the village of San Sperate, I decided to give the sound garden a chance. What can I say: pure magic ✨️
The story of Pinuccio Sciola, how as a child he promised his mother to create an armchair for her to stay with her friends and created it on a stone, also helps to better understand the history of the town, where some of these armchairs are found.

A unique connection with nature, the power in being able to feel the natural elements such as water and fire present inside the stone, through sound.

An immersion in the universe and the wisdom of stones.

I recommend anyone to visit this garden: alone, with family, friends, couples, elderly people and children.

It's absolutely worth it 🌙
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Written 5 January 2024
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GOURMAND80136
Amiens, France3,682 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
The guided tour of this sound garden is exciting.
Listening to the soul of the stones will remain an unforgettable experience.
Many thanks to our guide.
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Written 1 July 2024
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Guido S
Duiven, The Netherlands4,924 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Sonore is located just outside the center, but you can easily find a parking space there. It is quite a spacious area, but first you see a kiosk, shop and ticket sales (entrance is 8 Euro pp). There is a tour every hour in English or Italian, but first they advise us to watch the video.

Sitting outside in front of a TV screen (20 minutes) gives an impression of the life's work of Pinuccio Sciola who died in 2016, but you also hear the music that stone can make and that Pinuccio Sciola managed to get out of the stone.

The garden is full of large machined sculptures made of various materials, showing how the artist played with form and how best to make stone sing.

The tour was in rapid Italian (although English was promised) but the tour guide also showed us 4 or 5 stones (you are not allowed to touch them yourself). There were ten of us on the tour.

We were here for an hour, it was special to see how obsessive the artist was and how passionately he wanted to make stones sing, for me he is now known as the inventor of the singing stone.

It's just a pity that you are not allowed to try to extract sound from the stone yourself.
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Written 12 October 2023
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Annie
Zurich, Switzerland75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
An unforgettable experience with a charming guide through the garden. The stone sculptures invite you to relax and slow down
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Written 29 September 2023
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