Ancient Wall of Terme di Caracalla

 

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Description

To the southwest, Rome’s most monumentally huge ruins, the Terme di Caracalla show that size certainly mattered to the Roman emperors. Covering 10 hectares, this ancient leisure centre complex could hold 1600 people and included richly decorated caldaria (hot rooms), a lukewarm tepidarium, a swimming pool, gymnasiums, libraries, shops and gardens.

Description

To the southwest, Rome’s most monumentally huge ruins, the Terme di Caracalla show that size certainly mattered to the Roman emperors. Covering 10 hectares, this ancient leisure centre complex could hold 1600 people and included richly decorated caldaria (hot rooms), a lukewarm tepidarium, a swimming pool, gymnasiums, libraries, shops and gardens.