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Baths of Herodes Atticus
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View looking west at the remains of the baths and gymnasium that were erected by Herodes Atticus (about A.D. 135), a friend of the emperor Hadrian, who administered the province of Asia for a period of time. Herodes Atticus is the same person who built the well-preserved odeon at the foot of the acropolis in Athens.

The remains of Alexandria Troas were much more impressing when the site was visited by Chandler (1764–65).

To view another bath house (unexcavated) Click Here.

For a brief description of the biblical and historical significance of Alexandria Troas Click Here.