Terme di Caracalla

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8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“The remnants of Caracalla’s vast 3rd-century baths complex are among Rome’s most awe-inspiring ruins.”

– Lonely Planet

Fodor's Fodor's
"The Terme di Caracalla are some of Rome's most massive—yet least-visited—ruins." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The high-vaulted ruins of the Baths of Caracalla, surrounded by trees and grass, are pleasantly peaceful today, but were anything but tranquil in their heyday." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"Built by Caracalla in the year 212, these baths covered 11ha and could accommodate 1 600 people at any one time." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"Give us the big picture: What’s the vibe of the place, what’s it like? The Baths of Caracalla were a massive public bathing complex built in the 3rd century" Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"A museum in the tunnels below the complex...the hydraulic and heating systems (and slave power) needed to serve 8,000 or so Romans per day. Summer operatic performances here are an ethereal treat" Full review

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