5 Sights in Bacoli, Italy (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Bacoli, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Bacoli, Italy.List of cities in Italy
1. Castello Aragonese di Baia
The Aragonese Castle is located in Baia, a hamlet of Bacoli, and is located in an area of considerable strategic importance, it was erected on a promontory naturally defended to the east by a high tuff cliff overlooking the sea, and to the west by the deep depression given by the calderas of two volcanoes called "Fondi di Baia"; With the addition of walls, moats and drawbridges, the castle was practically impregnable. Its position - from which it dominated the entire Gulf of Pozzuoli up to Procida, Ischia and Cuma - allowed a very wide control of the area, preventing both the approach of enemy fleets, as well as any landings of troops who had wanted to march on Naples with a surprise action from behind.
2. Piscina Mirabilis
The Piscina Mirabilis is an Ancient Roman cistern on the Bacoli hill at the western end of the Gulf of Naples, southern Italy. It ranks as one of the largest ancient cisterns built by the ancient Romans, compared to the largest Roman reservoir, the Yerebatan Sarayi in Istanbul.
3. Parco Archeologico Terme di Baia
The archaeological complex of Baia is an archaeological area located in Baia, a hamlet of Bacoli, in the Campi Flegrei area. Today only what was then the hilly part of the city remains, being the remaining below sea level, sunk due to bradyseismic phenomena.
4. Museo archeologico dei Campi Flegrei
The Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields is a museum housed in the Aragonese Castle of Baia, in the municipality of Bacoli (NA). Since December 2014 the museum has been managed by the Polo museale della Campania.
5. Sacello degli Augustali
The Sacello degli Augustali is a Roman building used for the cult rites of the emperors, cared for by the augustal priests located in Miseno, along the coast of Bacoli, in the metropolitan city of Naples.
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