Villa dei Misteri
Villa dei Misteri
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HengistScotland
New Pitsligo, UK212 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Let's face it, you visit this site because you want to see the "mystery" fresco. As it stands, you can only see two walls of it, because you view it from an entrance in the third wall. There's no way the guides will let you access the entrance where you can see the whole thing. Enormously disappointing.

Other than that, it's fantastic as expected.
Written 25 April 2022
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Tommo
Melbourne, Australia55,720 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Pompei Scavi is the small train station one stops at to visit the famous ruins of the Ancient Roman city of Pompeii. Its just a walk across the road so conveniently located for public transportation.

Pompei Scavi station has only two tracks with platform 1 serving trains to Sorrento while platform 2 serving trains to Naples.

The trip to Pompeii from Naples takes just over 30 mins.
Written 12 January 2024
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Richard H
Leeds, UK418 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Solo
It's quite a walk to this villa from the rest of Pompeii. On the way there you pass a few tombs which line the roads which were interesting. The villa has well preserved frescos.

I don't think it's worthwhile walking all the way to this villa if you've already seen the other excavations. There is an exit from Pompeii here but then it's a walk back to the train station (Pompei Scavi Villa Dei Misteri). The detour to this villa took around an hour.
Written 7 April 2023
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JohnRegoPark
Rego Park, NY1,244 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
This is one of the best preserved homes in Pompeii. To enter, walk along the path INSIDE the park. Do not exit the park and walk along the road to get in. Although much faster, you soon realize that there is no entrance here. We had to enlist the help of a souvenir stand owner for placed a call to let us in. Don't count on this option. You can however exit into the street from the Villa of Mysteries, and the way back to the train station is a much easier to walk through the exit rather than the tough paths within the park. The Villa does have restrooms for your convenience. The frescoes within the villa are first rate and well worth seeing. It is a bit of a walk from the main sites in Pompeii, but if you plan as the last thing for the day, it mitigates any further walking within the park itself.
Written 3 October 2023
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Elana O
Turin, Italy115 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
It was a long walk to Villa dei Misteri (after a morning visiting many other meaningful sites). On the way there I visited the domus of Dionysius, a must but not publicised sufficiently. The Villa is being refurbished but the main room could still be viewed.
Written 29 December 2022
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QueenCherryUK
Sawbridgeworth, UK177 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
In the current Covid-19 one way system, you can absolutely explore Pompeii beyond the set route, especially in the direction of the Amphitheatre, but we failed to find an open route to the Villa dei Misteri. We tried multiple ways, but everything was blocked off.

For those interested, unfortunately we also could not enter the House of the Vettii. We were able to walk up to it and peek at the entrance way (worth it!). The floor was covered and we could see workers inside, so this may have been ordinary scheduled archaeological work, and may have been nothing to do with Covid. It may be temporary, but I was disappointed to not see the Cinnabar.
Written 16 October 2020
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gcervi2016
Tarragona, Spain31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
A 20 minutes walk from the core of Pompei, this complex houses a stunning collection of frescoes still in their places (while many other Pompei frescoes have been translated to the archaeological museum). What can be seen is simply splendid and I hope that in the future visitors will have access to more araeas. An incredible visit.Entrance is included in the general ticket for the site of Pompei. Dirty cheap for what can be seen and visited and so expensive to protect.
Written 3 December 2019
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Christos
Thessaloniki, Greece6,769 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Friends
The first house that you meet at the pompei is that place.Excellent and beautiful wall paintings in aplace that emit wealth.
Written 12 February 2019
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KLE2013
Centreville, VA3,522 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Family
As the Villa dei Misteri is located out of the city center of ancient Pompeii, you need to walk a ways to see this gem. The walks takes you along Via Della Tombe with it's funerary architecture - interesting in it's own right. The villa has remarkable frescoes, particularly the dining room depicting a young bride's initiation to the mysteries of the cult of Dionysus. Some of the villa is inaccessible due to restoration.
Written 2 September 2014
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Jan V
Sofia, Bulgaria6,897 contributions
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July 2021 • Couples
Another part of the Pompei Architectural park, catering art expositions from the ancient city. Well organ8zed and complementing to the reconstruction of the picture of the Roman city life
Written 24 July 2021
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