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Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
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Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While on a trip to Naples we took the train journey to Pompeii and it was a great decision!!!!! Sadly it was a rainy day on our visit, but it didn't dampen our experience too much. There is so much to see and it is...More

Thank eddieearly77
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of those truly amazing places in the world, a place you've undoubtedly heard and read about since you were a kid, simply a must see. It is much larger than I expected, 2-3 hours of walking around and we saw maybe 20%....More

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Reviewed yesterday

I have a great interest in Roman History, this was my third time to visit Pompeii and thanks to the guide I was able to see parts that I had not seen on the previous visits. I also learned that the Eruption of Vesuvius may...More

Thank KAButler2014
Reviewed yesterday

Take time to visualize how life must have been at the time Vesuvius blew its top. It helps if you have a book with overlays as I did. (bought it secondhand on line) The walking, especially in the forum area and on the main streets...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent our first afternoon exploring the archaeological site and really enjoyed it. Very interesting, a must see.

Thank MadeleineR86
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here on a rainy day in late October, we took a 2 hour tour and then spent 2 hours visiting area not covered by the tour. We were staying in Sorrento, it it was an easy 30 minute train ride to the gate....More

Thank paul52
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was raining on the day we visited and I guess that's why crowds were low as it is a fascinating place and definitely not to be missed when touring Italy. You feel as though you are part of history as you wander around the...More

Thank AngelaTh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both sites of Pompei & Herculanum are a priceless héritages of our past, and of a very advanced civilisation : houses with complex water supply systems, cities with a refined artistic life illustrated by well-preserved frescos... It os really worth a visit and will leave...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place, a must see. Sadly badly let down by rude & disinterested staff. The audio guide facility is expensive & it only takes cash, when asked if there was a cash machine I was pointed to one that was out of order & that...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite amazing! We were fortunate to arrive early and were able to walk alone through the site alone. Within an hour, crowds arrived and the magic was gone. If you are physically fit and can get there as gates open, I think the visit will...More

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11 November 2018|
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Response from martinrN4285GC | Reviewed this property |
We did see conservators working on some of the plasterwork abs some repairing some paintings. There is also a large excavation going on where recently they uncovered 2 adults and 3 children. Oct 24th it was in the press... More
29 September 2018|
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Response from A6379GFchrisl | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure their are loads of car parks around the site. Saw them as we arrived.
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6 September 2018|
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Response from andy_d_c123 | Reviewed this property |
This is fine. Proceed directly to the official ticket office, right next to the entrance. €15pp. Queue for us was less than 5 minutes, on busy weekday in August. Avoid the ticket touts / 'tourist information booths' on... More