Lovely bit of history right near the port. When we visited in early September there was only one other couple looking and photographing this interesting site. And very nice places to eat all gside it.
About Macellum (Temple of Serapis)
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Great place to have lunch or even better dinner in one of the cafes around it. You can also see the effect of bradyseism common to the surrounding area.
I have seen a lot of Roman ruins over the years, and while nice enough these are nothing I would ever go out of my way to see. Temple or marketplace, this is a relatively small site which is worth spending ten minutes viewing if...More
Absolutely beautiful. Very relaxing and some really good places to eat beside it. So you can get a amazing Neapolitan Pizza and enjoy a great view of history. It was well preserved underwater and even now that its been drained the ruins are still in...More
It's a significant and beautiful archeologic site that serves as a term of measuring how active is Solfatara Volcano. It has been ascending and descending influenced by the gases accumulated inside the caldera and are register of those columns was under water for some time...More
You can see this from the road around it is quite impressive. In a totally unexpected place. Not much info though.
The great thing about Italy is that very old and new sit side by side. And so, the Marcellum ruins are set down in a piazza of long ago, the the bustle and colour of Pozzuoli buzzing around them. If you are keen on the...More
In the centre of town , next to café and roads. Great example of Roman ruins. You can have lunch + drinks right next to it.
This is a Roman Market place built, 1st century AD. It was incorrectly thought to be a temple, when excavations in 1750 found a statue of the Egyptian god Serapis. The Marcellum, (market), would have been two stories high and surrounded by an arcade of...More
It´s near the train station ( Pozzuoli - Naples), so either way why not get off for a while and see this place. it´s interesting because this place was once underwater and nowadays is back to the surface but all this took many centuries due...More