|The views here are of the Stabian baths, the earliest of the three large public baths excavated at Pompeii.|
The palaestraThis exercise field with arcades on the sides provided the area for the first step in the bathing process--working up a sweat and opening up the pores.
The piscina--a kind of covered swimming pool
The floor showing radiant heating tiles
The frigidarium--a round domed room
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