The Phlegrean Fields is an area rich in historical and archaeological sites of great importance. The Acropolis of Cuma with the cave of Sibilla, Piscina Mirabilis, the Aragonese Castle of Baia so many places to visit for day trips and exciting excursions.
Piscina Mirabilis, built in the Augustan age (late I century BC), represents the final stretch of the Serino aqueduct which provided the water supply of the fleet located in the port of
Miseno. It is a cistern of extraordinary size (70x25x15h)such as to contain well 12.000 cubic meters of water.
The Acropolis of Cuma, with the cave of the Sibilla and the Temple of Apollo, is a site of great archaeological importance, founded in the VIII century BC.
Located on the homonymous Gulf, Pozzuoli lays on a volcanic area, The Phlegrean Fields , which includes a still active volcano, the Solfatara. The bradyseism is the phenomenon typical of this city and the whole area of Campi Flegrei. This is the lifting and lowering of the earth’s crut as a result of pressure underground.
Sights: the Temple of Serapis, The Flavian Amphiteatre, Rione Terra, The Solfatara.
According to a legend, its name comes from Bajos, the helmsman of Ulysses, who was buried here. In roman times, as evidenced by the rich villas, was a place of relaxation and holiday frequented by Roman patricians. The locality was in fact famous for its hot thermal waters.
Sights: the Archaeological Park of the thermal baths, underwater archaeological park, the Aragonese Castle
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