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Submerged Roman city in Italy reveals ancient Roman mosaics

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20/01 – 18:48

Here in the waters of the Gulf of Pozzuoli, just a few kilometres from Naples, a small wave of the hand reveals precious, ancient Roman mosaics. Divers, snorkelers, and tourists visit all year round – to travel back in time and swim through ancient streets, past mosaics, statues, columns, and the remains of what was once a seaside resort for wealthy Romans. Now the only residents are fish and seahorses, but until the end of the third century A.D., the Roman town of Baia was a playground frequented by senators, wealthy Roman citizens, and emperors.

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