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Scavi di Pompei

Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 536 5154
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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
+39 081 536 5154
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Reviewed yesterday

We rode the uncomfortably crowded Circumvesuviana train to visit Pompeii, but after most of the train passengers got off at that station, we stayed on and enjoyed Herculaneum instead, and returned another day. Our strategy was to spend half a day in Sorrento and get...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The size and scale is impressive. If we went again would definitely get an audio guide from outside as nine inside and while there are personal guides you can pay extra for overhearing some of the information think some is a little more dramatisation than...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed yesterday

Amazingly preserved city destroyed in 79 AD by Vesuvius. We had a terrific guide, Raphael, who showed us the high points of the homes/shops in 3 hours. You could easily spend much more time there. Be prepared with comfortable shoes appropriate for the hills and...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived in Pompeii at 10.30 and left around 6pm so it is a long day walking around a huge site so ensure you have comfortable shoes and water. Please be aware that they will not let you take large bags into the site so...More

Thank Steve25_12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent 10 hours over two days on the site in late October. It was one of the principle reasons for our monthlong trip to Italy and it did not disappoint. I always recommend that travelers read the Poor and Terrible reviews of a place....More

Thank SteveDan45
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The landmark is a chilling reminder of the previous civilisation that we are privilege and managed to enjoy right at this day and age..amazing!

Thank mckay911
Reviewed 3 days ago

When you are planning to visit Pompeii I would highly suggest giving yourself at least six hours and lean towards a full day. A must see and incredible to take in the scope and size of this ancient city. We were lucky enough to watch...More

Thank juju32
Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful experience with a knowledgeable guide. There is so much history that a guide is necessary. A must do...

Thank niner42
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bucket list tick! Very easy to get to by train to Pompeii Scavi station, train travel is very cheap around the area, don't forget to validate your ticket in the little orange machines in stations as there is a fine if not! Entrance is...More

Thank Tamesa D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Pompeii by train from Rome for the day whilst on a girls trip away. Got the train from Rome Termini to Napoli Garibaldi, changed train to scavi Pompeii. A very smooth journey with lovely clean trains a total of 1 and a half hours....More

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13 October 2017|
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Response from Monique E | Reviewed this property |
Ercolano, Oplontis, Catellamare di Stabia. All beautiful and not so crowded.
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Mustangmac | Reviewed this property |
Depends where you stay. I am in Naples at the moment which is a great base. There is so much to see and do here. Herculaneum (Ercolano) is well worth a visit, much smaller than Pompeii. In Naples the Sotterranea are well... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from Javamang | Reviewed this property |
the entrance is just steps from the train station. Entrance was quick and easy. There is free baggage storage at the Site Entrance or you can pay a few Euros for the bag drop inside the train station. I saw the free audio... More