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Reviewed 5 July 2018

The suburban baths are huge and included a wasterfall. The changing rooms are decorated with erotic paintings and sumptuous murals.

Thank Lois G
Reviewed 30 May 2018

One of the first things that you see at Pompeii as they are situated just outside the city wall adjacent to the Porta Marina. Well preserved, and apparently with some extremely good frescoes (including some rather erotic ones in the apodyterium!) Unfortunately, as with a...More

4  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 7 November 2017

the baths are of huge significance to the Romans, hence a lot of effort went into the workmanship so absorb it all.

Thank Dave1018
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The ancient city of Pompeii has ancient buildings and home you can spend the day exploring. The Baths is an opportunity to see where they used Roman Baths to meet and bathe.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

How smart the Romans were. Sometimes it humbling to see what they thought of that we think is from our modern time

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 14 July 2017

you do not realise how large the baths are until you see them in plan.. Although you cannot walk in the bath complex you get a real idea of the size from the raised walkway..

Thank Bodillymill
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you enter from the upper Porta Marina entrance then this is the first part of the site you will visit; otherwise you will need to seek it out and you should. It is site 1 in sector 7 on the map and not via...More

2  Thank Ashfield531
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place was the first one I reach as soon as I arrived to Pompei and it was wonderful, I think that this one is the very best maintain building in all the city, the environment that they creat with the lights helps to create...More

Thank Rogelio_Cuellar
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Suburban baths, unlike Stabin baths and Forum baths, were private. They stayed along town walls which have lost their defensive function by that time.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Difficult not to picture the baths, the underfloor heating and all the side rooms. They were so civilised for a period so long ago in our history.

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