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Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here is what’s all happened, the forum. Near to the sanctuary of the gods. The 12000 habitant of Pompeii official main square. You can almost feel the historical atmosphere.

Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, one of the most stunning sites I have ever seen in my life. Beautiful and always worth a visit.

Thank cedrbal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible city to visit, would be best to go with a tour. Semiprivate tours are offered. We booked all of our tour online from the US.

Thank npoertner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local guide explained how the forum was set up and what purpose it was used for. Hard to believe this structure still remains after all this time.

Thank Kitty Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The forum was amazing. You could imagine how busy this town must have been when you see all of the different buildings in the forum.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to visit and see the center place of Pompeii. You can see the various building in the area that served as the market area.

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth not just visiting the site but also seeing what the historians believe it would have looked like in its heyday.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Forum is the main central place in Pompeii. It was used as a market place but also a gathering place.There is a number of buildings you can still see around the square. It was full of tourists when we came of course, it was extremely...More

Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were picked up from our cruise port and taken to Pompeii for a private tour with Paolo Gardelli. I could have listened to him all day.. he is extremely knowledgeable and so passionate about his job. He kept my attention the whole day and...More

Thank clarkdeborah
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This was the culmination of our guided tour and even in the present state it was an impressive reminder of the setting for Roman public life. It gets rather crowded at peak times and groups with individual headsets are at a definite advantage especially when...More

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Nickk P
We did a Pompeii group tour today however I left feeling pretty disappointed. The main reason I wanted to see Pompeii was the famous villas and plaster casts. We basically walked around the streets and saw the main areas like the forum, brothel, some restaurants and the basilica etc but none of the really special buildings. Villa of the Mysteries the amphitheater, Casa del Menandro, House of the Vettii etc and we saw 3 plaster casts in some museum? With a whole bunch of clay pots and junk in it, 1 was a baby, 1 an adult and the 3rd a dog. I was expecting many more plaster casts like I've seen in pictures (I even watched some guy on youtube wondering around a year ago who found a large area with many plaster casts yet this wasnt on an actual paid tour? Was it just that the tour was crap or can you not see any of the good stuff anymore?
25 June 2018|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
All the really good artifacts are in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, although we saw some really good frescos on our tour. They should have built a museum on site so the tours could combined that with their... More
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Response from Bear H | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both your questions. The weather can even be warm in Dec, so dress accordingly. The site is very large and if is your first time I would recommend booking a tour. Much better to see with someone explaining what you... More
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Sxylycious
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Response from Clint T | Reviewed this property |
No you need to book a tour or guide beforehand
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