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Address: Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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+39 081 536 5154
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:30
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius...

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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Plan ahead, hire a guide & plan to spend a full day here

I thought I had done enough research before going here - boy, was I wrong. It is amazing, beautiful and enormous. There are also a ton of tourists wandering around lost (like... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought I had done enough research before going here - boy, was I wrong. It is amazing, beautiful and enormous. There are also a ton of tourists wandering around lost (like we were a couple of times). Be prepared before you go. I didn't budget nearly enough time and was only able to find half of the sites I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the excavations at Pompei in mid February. This is a great time to visit. Arriving midday by train from Naples, there was no queue at all to enter. (Teachers get discounted entry.) The site was extremely quiet with many streets entirely deserted. It's fantastic to see the atmospheric ruins without too many tourists! Temperature was a sunny 15 degrees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you hear so much about a place, you're often disappointed when you finally see it. Not Pompeii! Seeing the bodies is chilling but fascinating. The house of prostitution is entertaining. Those are just highlights. I was only there for about 3 hours on a tour, and you could easily spend 3 days. The place is huge. I loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

trip to the past. lots of evidence of how life was two thousand years ago. do yourself a favor and do a couple hours research prior to going so that you can get more out of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whether you are into history, art or just love wandering round an ancient city then Pompei is for you. I would highly recommend going and seeing how this place was so well preserved when the eruption of AD79 happened. Might be a bit of a long day for young children unless they are interested in history though. Easy to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the places you MUST visit before you die. I had some expectation after visiting an exhibition called "One Day in Pompeii" at the Franklin Institute of Philly a few years ago. But the real site still surprised me big time. The huge scale and excellent preservation are indeed shocking. The Forum and Colosseum were the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As you wander the ruins of Pompei the legend that was Pompei comes to life. The amazing ruins give a great insight into life 2000 years ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took a self planned day trip from Rome to Naples with the sole intention of visiting Pompeii. Next time I will book a holiday in Naples to spend more time here. WOW!! It is a truly remarkable place that I found deeply humbling. I can't wait to return and have more time to soak in all the history. And... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose an audio guide, and were advised to just visit areas I II VII and VIII, which we did. There was lots to see, but felt frustarated at time as many areas were blocked off or had no information on the audio guide. It was incredible seeing and walking on the marble and mosaics that had survived for so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see when you are visiting the region, and as noted in the title, one might consider that this site alone worth a visit to this part of the word (and then you ahvent considered the other beauties around ... Vesuv, Amalfi coast and the marvellous Napoli) It pays off if you spend a bit of time to prepare... More 

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