In 1975, archaeologists discovered an interesting historical site, which was named Filitosa. Settlements of ancient people were located here in pre-historic era. Today the site is free to the public and is very popular among tourists. In the historic parkland you could see stone houses of local settlers, ancient fortifications and even carved stone statues that were erected by locals in honor of brave soldiers.
Filitosa Historical Park is a landmark of world importance. According to scientific data, the first settlement there was founded more than eight thousand years ago. Large selection of sites is offered by the island's capital, the city of Ajaccio. Tourists have to visit Foch square and to see beautiful buildings located next to it. The house-museum of Napoleon Bonaparte, the incomparable cathedral and Fesch museum are sure to be included in program of excursion.
Neighborhood of Ajaccio is famous because of its natural attractions, as the most beautiful gardens and nature reserves are located there. City of Bonifacio also has preserved many historical monuments. On its territory you can see a beautiful city and citadel, several medieval churches and an ancient cemetery, which is of great architectural value. In Bastia vacationers can explore the old town, appreciate the beauty of baroque churches and monuments, and get acquainted with modern architecture as the new district of the city has its own kind of style.
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