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Temple of Mercury, Baiae, Italy - Baiae was an ancient Roman beach resort town fueled by hot springs the town was a pleasure retreat for the wealthy Romans and Emperors. The city was sacked in the 5th century, abandoned in the 15th century, and slowly deteriorated and sank into the sea due to volcanic activity (it's near Pompeii and the infamous Mt. Vesuvius).
The Sunken City of Baia
The Sunken City of Baia, Italy. It was a Roman seaside resort on the Bay of Naples.Baiae was even more popular than Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Capri. Baiae was sacked by Muslim raiders in the 8th century AD and was deserted because of malaria by 1500. Because of coastal subsidence most of Baiae is now under water in the Bay of Naples, largely due to local volcanic activity.