Baiae is situated on the coast of Italy at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples.During the centuries before and after the birth of Christ it was a very fashionable and luxurious health-and-seaside resort where a great many rich Romans used to indulge in "la dolce vita". Caesar,Cicero, Crassus, the emperor Claudius and others had large villas there.
After the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. it never regained its old importance. Nowadays it is a pleasant suburb of Naples. But the archaeological park is a Must!


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