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Pozzuoli is billed in travel books as being a town filled with archaeological sites. When one arrives in Pozzuoli one is greeted with litter, bad signage, and several easy-to-find archaeological sites which are overgrown with weeds and covered in...more
but you need a good guide book to explain why as there are no guides or signs on site as it just sits in the centre of town. However, if you have done your homework there is lots to see from many different standpoints
Easy to find and close to the harbour, you look down on this site and have a good view of it. It is certainly interesting and full of detail. It's a shame they don't let you walk through it. It is free to view. It...More
The Macellum is in the middle of very busy Pozzuoli and could be easily missed. It is a very attractive and can be viewed from every angle from the surrounding streets. It is not possible to go into the Temple though. Parking nearby is very...More
Fascinating-looking place, right near the ferry terminal: apparently not a temple at all but was in fact a Roman market complex. (2000 years later still somewhat more elegant than the present-day market a stone's throw away!)
The reason it is not publically accessible, presumably, is...More
The best description of the place is in the Napoli Unplugged book, there is a small placard that I think is only in Italian on site. You can't access the actual ruins, and there's often water in them thanks to Bradyism. Nice place to look...More
How lovely to see the temple and all the structures around it. I don't know if you can walk down among the ruins but from above you can get a very good feel about this place. There was very little water on the day we...More
We had downloaded information on the place before visiting, which was well as there was nothing on site. The site is well preserved and presented though sadly not accessible. However, there are excellent viewing spots around. The relationship of the site to the bradyseism affecting...More
Deliberately left this to last before walking back to the Metropolitana station.Glad I did.
Having explored the wonderful amphitheatre then a brilliant tour of Rione Terra and a lovely walk through the old town and down to the port, I was expecting slightly more.