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Terme di Caracalla, Rome

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Emperor Caracalla constructed Terme di Caracalla, the second-largest Roman baths in the city, between 211 and 217 CE. The original complex covered 25 hectares (33 acres), and the building was 228 m (750 ft) long with a 38.5 m (125 ft) high ceiling. The central area of the remaining baths is the summer location of the Rome Opera Company and a concert venue for world-famous acts, such as the Three Tenors. Buy a ticket to tour the ruins, and wander among the huge walls and crumbling foundations. Arrange your visit to Terme di Caracalla and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rome using our Rome travel itinerary maker.
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  • Visited the baths of Caracalla, which at one time was considered the eighth wonder of the world and the most impressive structure of the baths of Caracalla of Rome were supplied with pure water from mountain springs, coming to Aventinskomu Hill using specially constructed aqueduct. virtually all the halls of the Caracalla Thermes were decorated with colorful mosaics. On the floor you can see scenes from the history of Rome, athletes, gladiator fights, as well as mythological creatures from Mosaic now remained a measly pieces. And thermal baths, which still and awkward, I was not inspired on a hot summer day. I recommend to come here just for the sake of any concert or theater event, which often hosts
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  • The baths of Caracalla are a magical place that gives an idea of the grandeur of Imperial Rome, downtown, with convenient parking, little visited. Lyric music concerts were held in the summer
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  • One of the best places to visit in Rome, quiet, impeccable care of the place and the samples.
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  • One of the last places that people visit in Rome but very nice and impacting. Huge spaces that make it a nice walk specially if you combine it with visiting Aventino and Circo Massimo
  • Beautiful site, now you can even visit an underground section. I recommend looking up the History Chanel's episode about the baths that is in YouTube, before going.
  • Great attraction away from most of the crowds. Definitely worth the small entrance fee.
  • Unexpectedly fantastic - the ruins are breathtakingly huge and there are extensive mosaic floors being painstakingly restored. Puts any ruins I've seen in the UK to shame, and Caracalla is twice as old!
  • Impressive, magnificant. A marvel of engineering. A good place to do in rome !