Roman baths in Sami

Today you can see in Sami in the modern city authentic very well maintained roman baths. It dates from the 3rd century BC and was used till the 6th century AD. It consists of six chambers two of which maintained the mosaic floor , while there was a bathtub in the third one. The external walls reach the 4 meters and the heating system of baths is still obvious. The Romans took the bath everyday as enjoyment and used to build such facilities in all their conquests. They had developed a remarkable system of heating not only of water but also in the chambers creating special spaces below the floor .

The baths in Sami were discovered in 1960 by B. Kallipolitis.