Anfiteatro Campano


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Anfiteatro Campano

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Santa Maria Capua Vetere (CE)

Piazza I ottobre

Territorio: Caserta e Matese

The Amphitheatre in S. Maria Capua Vetere, the second biggest amphitheatre of ancient Italy, after the Colosseum, was built between the I and II century A.C., probably on the ruins of a similar structure. Inaugurated in 155 A.C. by Antonino Pio, it was destroyed, first by the Vandals, than by the Saracens and used as a fortress by the Longobard princes of Capua.

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Opening hours: everyday, except Monday, 9.00-1h before sunset