Video: Italy’s tourism industry is gradually reopening after a third wave of COVID-19.
One ancient Roman town is attracting a lot of attention.
But it is not the scenic view above water that is drawing some people.
The sunken town of Baiae was a popular getaway for the Roman Empire’s elite – who flocked to the famous bathhouses, built opulent villas and held extravagant celebrations.
But over time, volcanic eruptions brought that to an end, and about a thousand years later, a major eruption left the region submerged.
Al Jazeera’s Jillian Wolf reports.
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Source: Al Jazeera
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