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We visited Baia, the ancient site and outdoor stay of many Roman emperors. Most of the villas are under water. Alas the underwater trips start at march, so we missed that. On land some parts are visible.
Why are people not talking about this place more?
It is more run down and worn out than Pompeii and Herculaneum because the government don't spend money on it, but also less tourism money comes here because people don't know about it.
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We had a very quiet visit to Baia. There was only a small group of teenagers looking around. Lots of interesting information boards around. Well preserved. Cheap to visit. 4 sites for €4. Well worth the money and time to visit.
Lots to see in...More
When you approach the entry you can’t imagine what’s hidden behind the car park. It’s a vast open area with plenty to see and amazing views. Well preserved and stunning place. Only criticism I have that the tourist information and signage is poor. But the...More
A great archaeological site. The excavated buildings, dating from the first century BC to the fourth century AD, are structured across seven terraced levels. A lot of the buildings, mosaics and statues are still under water and we didn't have the time to find out...More
It was such and experience to walk through these ruins. You can enter all the places and literally walk where people were walking all those years ago. You can see the views they saw, you can see the beautiful mosaic floors, you can walk all...More
Hardly any visitors and site is huge. Very interesting. There is a Pantheon type structure that is actually more than 100 years older than Pantheon in Rome! Amazing.
Tickets cover Flavian Amphitheater and several other sites. All for 5 Euros.
Sorry to get to my tripadvisor 20 days after your December question. I don't know about opening in December being a tourist from Australia but be aware that the weather is rather cold this time of year.