Roman Painted House
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Roman Painted House information
Lonely Planet review
A crumbling 1960s bunker is the unlikely setting for some of the most extensive, if stunted, Roman wall paintings north of the Alps. Several scenes depict Bacchus (god of wine and revelry), which makes perfect sense as this large villa was built around AD 200 as a mansio (hotel) for travellers needing a little lubrication to unwind.