Visit the historic bathhouse & spa complex - Baths of Caracalla in South Rome, which is the second largest thermae in the city
Explore all the distinct sections of the bathhouse, including the Caldarium, Tepidarium, Frigidarium, & Notation and learn about the historic significance
Witness the luxurious spaces which the early Romans used for showers, sports, health & leisure activities
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Activity Location: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italy.
Operational Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Activity Duration: 1-2 hours (approx.)
About Baths of Caracalla Rome:
Visit the second-largest Roman public baths, Baths of Caracalla, and learn about the Roman lifestyle in Italy. Explore the historic Baths which were a point of socialization for Romans in the late 3rd Century. Stroll through the iconic landmark and visit its three bathing chambers including the Caldarium or hot room, the Tepidarium or lukewarm room, and the Frigidarium or cold room. Admire the beauty of marble sculptures, mosaics, and other artifacts as you explore this sacred site. With your Baths of Caracalla tickets, marvel at the historic spa complex including gyms, dressing rooms, gardens, and places for studying & relaxing with your family.
About Baths of Caracalla Tickets:
How to Reach?
Yes, Baths of Caracalla tickets can be booked online. It is highly recommended that you book your tickets online in advance to avoid last-minute hassles and to select time slots of your preference before the tickets get sold out. Avoid long queues at the walk-in ticket counters by booking tickets before your visit. You can also avail of steep discounts and amazing deals on ticket prices if you book the experience online.
Baths of Caracalla tickets can be redeemed on the day of your visit to the site and are valid for the entire day. You can spend as many hours as you wish at the UNESCO World Heritage Site with your loved ones on your ticket for the day. It is recommended that you book your tickets at least two weeks before your visit to ensure your booking stays valid till the time of your visit. You are also advised to not leave the premises before completing your tour as the tickets would lose their validity when you step out of Baths of Caracalla.
Yes, Baths of Caracalla tickets are sold separately for kids and adults. Adult tickets are applicable for those who are eighteen years old or above, while child tickets are applicable for children aged 0-17 years of age. The prices for adult and child tickets also differ by a minimal margin, and all children irrespective of age need a separate ticket to enter the Baths of Caracalla premises. It is recommended that you book a combo package for families if you wish to bring kids along to the heritage site as it would help you avail good discounts on ticket prices.
The construction of the main complex Baths of Caracalla was completed over a period of five years, while outer structures were completed over nineteen years. The process was commissioned by Roman Emperor Severus Septimus in 212 CE and completed under Emperor Caracalla in 216 CE. Work on additional adornments and structures outside the main complex was continued under their successors circa 235 CE, resulting in the establishment of one of the best-preserved and largest thermal baths of Roman antiquity.
Yes, booking the Baths of Caracalla tickets allows you to explore the interiors of the ancient structure. The prominent structures inside the Baths of Caracalla include:
· Caldarium: Known as the hot baths, the Caldarium was an ancient sauna with seven large pools of hot water with steam rising from the hollowed bricks that lined the walls.
· Frigidarium: With four cold baths, Frigidarium rested on eight massive columns and is believed to have had decorative fountains, pools, sculptures and marble floors.
· Tepidarium: This room had a double pool with water at tepid temperatures, and had minimal adornments as compared to the Caldarium and Frigidarium.
· Natatio: This stunning open-air swimming pool has dimensions similar to Olympic swimming pools, with high walls and massive granite columns and sculptures surrounding it. The pool also had bronze mirrors to redirect sunlight into the water and keep it warm.
A typical visit to the Baths of Caracalla lasts for approximately two hours. The main complex covers a vast expanse and has several structures like the swimming pool, caldarium, tepidarium, frigidarium and much more as well as lush green grounds. Thus, it is ideal to have a minimum of two hours allotted to this iconic antiquity structure on your travel itinerary. You are, however, welcome to spend more time at the attraction and explore the hidden nook’s of the Baths as the structure is open throughout the daytime hours. It is recommended that you visit a few hours before closing time to ensure you have a relaxed tour.
Yes, you are permitted to click photographs inside the Baths of Caracalla. You are welcome to bring along your phones and cameras and click photographs in all sections of the ancient structure. However, you need to keep in mind that flash photography and videography, along with the use of tripods, are prohibited on the Baths premises. While flash photography can cause harm to the structure, tripods would hamper the tour experience of your fellow visitors. However, if you need the photographs for professional or commercial purposes, you are requested to contact the Baths of Caracalla authorities to seek official permission.
No, there are no age restrictions on visiting the Baths of Caracalla. Visitors aged eighteen and above have separate tickets as compared to visitors aged 0-17 years. It is advised that children are accompanied by an adult supervisor to explain the intricacies of the attraction’s ancient past and guide them through the vast expanse of the heritage structure.
No, food and beverages of any kind are not allowed on Baths of Caracalla premises. The heritage site does not have a cafe or restaurant on the premises either to enforce the no-food rule as it helps protect the Baths from vandalism and unhygienic conditions. However, you can find plenty of dining options outside the Baths of Caracalla catering to varied tastes and dietary preferences. It is highly recommended that you consume a light meal and drink enough water before you visit the attraction as a lot of walking around under the sun is involved in the tour of Baths of Caracalla.
There is no strict dress code for visiting Baths of Caracalla. However, you are expected to wear appropriate clothing as it is a sacred site. It is highly recommended that you carry sunglasses and sunscreen to protect yourself from the heat and wear comfortable clothes and shoes that would help you in walking around for a long period.
The customer will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
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