HOTEL TORRE DEI BORBONI
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HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY

The island of Ponza boasts of a series of beautiful natural landscapes and also rich archeological ruins that witness its tumultuous historical past.

The hotel overlooks from its terrace the Roman fish pond, the best in the Mediterranean basin, also called Pilato's bath.

These were formed by a complex system of pools and canals built in petra excisus during the 1st century a.c and already connecting with the overhanging Villa of Caesars whose walls can be seen to form an opus reticolatum. A part of the acqueduct is still in use.

This part, is probably pre-Roman age, entirely excavated in the rocks for several kilometers between the plateau of the Forma towards the north-eatern point of the island.