Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy

Villa Romana del Casale (Villa Rumana dû Casali) is a large and elaborate Roman  palace located about 3 km from the modern-day town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Through  excavations archeologists have revealed one of the “richest, largest, and varied collections” of Roman mosaics in the world.  Also they have revealed a rather elaborate system of water technologies including fountains, cisterns, an aqueduct, and bath facilities.  This site has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Photo by L.W. Mays

© José Luiz Bernardes Ribeiro, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.



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