Italy, Pozzuoli Guide (B): How to Spend One Day at Pozzuoli, Italy
Situated on the west of Naples, Pozzuoli, a small fishing village is a geologically important place. From prehistoric period, this has been the center for repeated ground activities called Bradyseism. In this phenomenon, the ground level either increases or decreases due to change in the level of magma underground. This lead to lots of history buried under the ground. By visiting all these natural phenomena, one can easily spend one day at Pozzuoli.
In the Roman period, Pozzuoli has been an important port for mid-south Italy. The region reveals various ruins from ancient settlements. Today, the town is famous for the experience of laid-back town, local south Italian culture and for fresh seafood.
Apart from this, there are three important sights which are worth visiting – Solfatara, Amphitheatre and Roman Marketplace. All these places can be visited in a half day.
You might have heard about the volcanic activities of Mt. Vesuvius on the east side of the Naples city. World Heritage sites Pompeii and Ercolano are the products of activities of this mountain. Naples is under the danger of another such big eruption. But this is not the only active volcano in this region. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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