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Baratti and Populonia Archaeological Park

Discover places that attest to the presence of great civilizations

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Baratti
Località Baratti, 60, Piombino
Populonia Archaeological Park
Populonia Archaeological Park - Credit: Allie_Caulfield
Populonia
ONE OF THE TWELVE CITIES OF THE ETRUSCAN DODECAPOLI, THE ONLY ONE NEXT TO THE SEA
Populonia is an ancient and extremely important Etruscan city; it is one of the 12 cities which make up the so-called Dodecapoli, the city-states which were part of Etruria, governed by a lucumone (similar to a king). The legacy of its illustrious past is still seen today in its small centre, filled with endless charm thanks to its location and spectacular ruins. ...
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