8 Sights in Pozzuoli, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Pozzuoli, 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 8 sights are available in Pozzuoli, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Pozzuoli

1. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

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Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Graziejimmyweee from Pozzuoli, Italy / CC BY 2.0

The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is the oldest parish church in the diocese of Pozzuoli, founded on 15 November 1624 by Bishop Lorenzo Mongiò. In ancient times it had jurisdiction over a vast territory, which included: Pozzuoli, Agnano, Bacoli, Bagnoli, Licola, Miseno and Monte di Procida. Following the creation of other parishes in these areas, the area of competence of Santa Maria delle Grazie today has been reduced to only a part of the city center.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (Pozzuoli) (IT), Website

2. Rione Terra

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Rione Terra is a historic quarter in Pozzuoli, Italy, in the Phlegraean Fields region west of Naples. The ancient fortress originally served as the acropolis for the Greek settlement of Dicearkia before being integrated as the Roman port city of Puteoli. The densely built-up district is located on a small tufa promontory overlooking the Gulf of Pozzuoli and today serves as a tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: Rione Terra (EN)

3. Arco Felice Vecchio

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Arco Felice Vecchio

Arco Felice is a hamlet of Pozzuoli with about 10,000 inhabitants, bordering the municipality of Bacoli. Its name derives from the old arch of the same name, a wide gate to the ancient city of Cuma, built in the first century by Emperor Domitian, although it is actually located in the adjacent hamlet of Licola, on the border with the hamlet of Cuma-Fusaro in the municipality of Bacoli.

Wikipedia: Arco Felice (IT)

4. Anfiteatro Flavio

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Anfiteatro Flavio

The Flavian Amphitheater, located in Pozzuoli, is the third-largest Roman amphitheater in Italy. Only the Roman Colosseum and the Amphitheatre of Capua are larger. It was likely built by the same architects who previously constructed the Roman Colosseum. The name "Flavian Amphitheater" is primarily associated with the Roman Colosseum.

Wikipedia: Flavian Amphitheater (Pozzuoli) (EN)

5. Stadio di Antonino Pio

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The Stadium of Antonino Pio di Pozzuoli, brought to light in 2008, can be considered of particular importance for the rarity of this type of building in the Western Roman Empire, except for the Domitian stadium, today Piazza Navona. Remains of ancient stadiums are located between Greece and Asia Minor.

Wikipedia: Stadio di Antonino Pio (IT)

6. Macellum Tempio di Serapide

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Macellum Tempio di Serapide

The Macellum of Pozzuoli was the macellum or market building of the Roman colony of Puteoli, now the city of Pozzuoli in southern Italy. When first excavated in the 18th century, the discovery of a statue of Serapis led to the building being misidentified as the city's serapeum or Temple of Serapis.

Wikipedia: Macellum of Pozzuoli (EN)

7. Parco archeologico di Cuma

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The archaeological excavations of Cuma have returned the remains of the ancient city of Cuma, one of the oldest Greek colonies in Italy, dating back to 730 BC. and abandoned in 1207 when it was destroyed by the Neapolitan armies.

Wikipedia: Scavi archeologici di Cuma (IT)

8. Basilica Cattedrale San Procolo Martire

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Pozzuoli Cathedral or the Basilica of San Procolo martire is the main Roman Catholic church in Pozzuoli and the seat of the Diocese of Pozzuoli. It sits at the top of the Rione Terra and is built around an ancient Roman temple.

Wikipedia: Pozzuoli Cathedral (EN), Website

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