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Temple of Jupiter

Pompeii, Italy
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Remnant of a major temple for the town

By visiting the forum you cannot miss the temple at the top end of the space and you will probably... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ringwood, United Kingdom
Similar to Temple of Apollo

Just like the Temple of Apollo, it is pretty hard to miss the Temple of Jupiter. Make sure you use... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sicklerville, NJ
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Reviewed 5 days ago

By visiting the forum you cannot miss the temple at the top end of the space and you will probably walk through it as you exit the forum towards sector 6. In itself it is not particularly impressive but as part of the whole it...More

Thank Ashfield531
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like the Temple of Apollo, it is pretty hard to miss the Temple of Jupiter. Make sure you use a guide when in the confines of Pompeii, as the guide will point out many amazing structures and areas that you may miss if you...More

Thank NJTH
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Part of the wide Forum at the heart of Pompeii, this is probably the most photographed view of the whoole site. The impressive ruins of the temple of Jupiter with the brooding image of Mount Vesuvius in the background.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Soon after you get into Pompeii you see the Temple of Jupiter.Such a large space and with Mount Vesuvius towering over it.We went on a sunny day so very blue sky.

Thank Cartertravels15
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The famous eruption of Mt. Vesuvius came in August of 79 AD at about noon. Hot gases and ash came down the mountain so fast that it literally stopped people in their tracks, burying them in hot ash. Plaster casts of the victims were made...More

1  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 8 February 2017

A highlight of our tour and a great place for a photo,of us and Mt Vesuvius in the back ground. Recommend this very highly.

Thank ColoradoUte
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is the top of Pompeii. Visited while on tour in May 2012. From here you have great views of modern city below and mount Vesuvius which end destroyed Pompeii.

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The ruins of temple of Jupiter, I saw them in distance, a mystic temple, Jupiter was the god of lightning and thunder, and was a roman god; from here you have a nice view to the vulcano Vesuv, he is 1187 m high and his...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This temple stands on the North side of Forum and you can see mount Vesuvius behind it. Sure you won't miss it.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This Temple closes the large Forum Piazza on the North side. The name Capitolium comes from the fact that this Temple is dedicated to Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, the three Roman Gods, who were worshipped in a temple on the Capitol Hill in Rome. The...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
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