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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy.

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1. Arco di Adriano

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Arco di Adriano Carole 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 Mitreo of Santa Maria Capua Vetere is one of the most important Mitrei in the world. It is located near the Campania amphitheater and the archaeological museum of the ancient Capua. Since December 2014, the museum, amphitheater and mitrean have passed in management at the Campania museum pole.

Wikipedia: Mitreo di Santa Maria Capua Vetere (IT)

3. 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)

4. Museo dei Gladiatori

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The Gladiators Museum stands near the Campania amphitheater of Santa Maria Capua Vetere. In the museum, the surviving elements of the decoration of the Campania amphitheater were first presented to the public. It was inaugurated in 2003 and is divided into three rooms.

Wikipedia: Museo dei gladiatori (IT)

5. Monumento ai Garibaldini

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The monument to the Garibaldini of Santa Maria Capua Vetere is a large monumental ossuary dedicated to the Garibaldians who fell during the battle of the Volturno. It is located in the largest and oldest park in the city, the Villa Comunale.

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

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