Baths of Varius

The vestiges to the east of the Odeum belong to the building called the Varius Baths. The excavation of all the parts of the baths except the cold room has been done, however no restoration has yet been undertaken.

The existence of a mosaic paved sports area in the front indicates that in later periods the Varius Baths were used as a Gymnasium. The Baths were set on the same level as the Basilica situated in front of the Odeum. As the land was hilly on this side, the rocks were cut to a depth of 6-7 metres and constituted the wall on one side of the building.
 

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