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I'd not advocate skipping Pompei in favor of Baia, but I certainly wouldn't miss these amazingly accessible ruins. The baths are particularly intact. Baia also offers underwater scuba tours that are worl class.
Date of experience: September 2016
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AMP BAIA C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Baia Archeological Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017
Thank you for your note... we hope that you can return in our archeological city as soon as is possible for says..:" Baia is the best in the world!!"
We try to charming you with our ancient imperial architecture.
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Ah, be prepared to walk! Lots to see and more to imagine. At beginning there is a fallen "Parthenon" style building to Diana, and then you can enter the baths themselves after walking up hill to the entrance (and pay a fee). Well worth it.
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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.