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Roman Baths of Santa Venera

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Roman Baths of Santa Venera

Roman Baths of Santa Venera

Terme romane di Santa Venera
Terme romane di Santa Venera
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Roman Baths of Santa Venera Terme Romane di Santa Venera Photo ImageAt these beautiful Roman baths it is easy to reconstruct the path to wellness made by these ancient Sicilian in the first century AD.

Characteristic vaulted ceilings are still visible today,  In fact, one can see the locker room, frigidarium, tepidarium and the calidarium as well. All of it is built of lava stone mixed with clay bricks.

Next to the baths one can also see the rest of the small temple (probably dedicated to Venera) and a pool.
An area was discovered some one hundred meters north that was probably inhabited or was at least an industrial zone during the Greco-roman period.

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