The saying, “What Happened in Baia Stayed in Baia”. It was once one of the most important ports in the western world. Connected to the capital, Baia and the connected water way supplied Rome with the riches from the empire.
The city’s reputation: decadent, hedonistic, the seeking of all pleasures. The extensive bathes provided a destination of human delight. Cesar and elites built grand houses on the hill. Caligula rode across the bay to fulfill a prophecy of him becoming emperor.
The remnants of an ancient culture, like all of Italy, are everywhere in the coastal municipality, even underwater.