5 Sights in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, 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 Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Santa Maria Capua Vetere

1. Arco di Adriano

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Arco di AdrianoCarole Raddato from FRANKFURT, Germany / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Arch of Hadrian is an ancient Roman triumphal arch located in Santa Maria Capua Vetere. It was originally a triple arch, but today only three pylons and one of the lateral arches survive. It spanned the Appian Way and constituted an ideal entrance to the city, perhaps corresponding to the line of the pomerium.

Wikipedia: Arch of Hadrian (Capua) (EN)

2. Mitreo di Santa Maria Capua Vetere

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The Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere is one of the most important Mithraeum in the world. It is located near the Campanian Amphitheater and the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Capua. Since December 2014, the museum, the amphitheatre and the mithraeum have been managed by the Polo museale della Campania.

Wikipedia: Mitreo di Santa Maria Capua Vetere (IT)

3. Museo dei Gladiatori

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The Gladiator Museum is located near the Campanian Amphitheatre of Santa Maria Capua Vetere. In the Museum, the surviving elements of the decoration of the Campanian Amphitheatre were presented to the public for the first time. It was opened in 2003 and is divided into three rooms.

Wikipedia: Museo dei gladiatori (IT)

4. Anfiteatro Campano

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The Amphitheatre of Capua was a Roman amphitheatre in the city of Capua, second only to the Colosseum in size and probably the model for it. It may have been the first amphitheatre to be built by the Romans. and was the location of the first and most famous gladiator school.

Wikipedia: Amphitheatre of Capua (EN)

5. Monumento ai Garibaldini

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The monument to the Garibaldini of Santa Maria Capua Vetere is a great monumental ossuary dedicated to the Garibaldini fallen during the battle of the Volturno. It is located in the largest and oldest park in the city, the municipal villa.

Wikipedia: Monumento ai Garibaldini (Santa Maria Capua Vetere) (IT)


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