Parco Archeologico e Monumentale di Baia

Attractions

Parco Archeologico e Monumentale di Baia review Rate it

The Parco Archeologico is arranged in terraces overlooking the bay. At the top, the view from the Villa dell'Ambulatio gives a good idea of the layout. At the end of the ambulatio is the balneum (bathroom), a jewel of stuccoed artistry. The level below contains a nymphaeum (a grotto with a pool and fountain dedicated to the water-nymphs) or perhaps a miniature theatre; further down on the lowest terrace stands the Tempio di Mercurio (Temple of Mercury) and a large natatio (swimming pool) with an imposing dome (50-27 BC) that pre-dates the cupola of the Pantheon in Rome.


Comment Tweet
Save to foursquare

Parco Archeologico e Monumentale di Baia details

Address
Via Sella di Baia 22,
Baia

Area Naples

Telephone 081 868 7592

Open 9am-6pm daily.

Admission (includes Cuma, Museo Archaeologico dei Campi Flegrei & Anfiteatro Flavio) €4; free under-18s, over-75s.

Share your thoughts

  • or log in into My Time Out
  • *
  • *
  • Min 1 star. Zero stars will be treated as unrated.
* Mandatory fields for leaving a comment