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Via Abbondanza

Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 857 5111
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Gateway to the East

Too few tourists break away from the herd patrolling the Forum area, but by heading East on the Via... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
John L
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
History comes to life

The Main Street through the ruins is vibrant with shops even fast food Roman style .The remaining... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Sue S
Fleet, United Kingdom
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The main street of ancient Pompeii
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 857 5111
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Too few tourists break away from the herd patrolling the Forum area, but by heading East on the Via dell'Abbondanza you can reach sites that are just as interesting - and without the scrum. Areas I, II and VIII on the Archaeological Plan of Pompeii...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Main Street through the ruins is vibrant with shops even fast food Roman style .The remaining Mosaics and frescoes in the houses were beautiful but sparse as many were removed to Naples Museu

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think that there is no visitor who at least once don't pass along this rude paved street in Pompeii. It starts at the Porta Marina in the west end of old Pompeii and cuts the core of old town to the opposite end on...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 29 September 2016

thank goodness for these ! throughout the site as there is nowhere inside the attraction to buy any bottled water

1  Thank cerise800
Reviewed 21 September 2016

At the gate, it starts out as Via Della'Abbondanza, and it keeps that name all the way to the absolute opposite end of Pompeii. It is a very major road full of character, wagon ruts, speed bumps (traffic calming), a strange fountain here and there...More

1  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is the real McCoy. Hence, no asphalt, painted lines, crosswalks, or anything else that makes walking easy. This is all about the experience; massive curbs, huge ruts, ankle twisting cobblestones. Add to that the hoards of people you must avoid while looking for that...More

1  Thank Wong_Family_5
Reviewed 17 August 2016

On the trip of Pompei, you can’t help but get thirsty - a lot. There’s water fountains on the main street everywhere - just bring a bottle!

1  Thank Pavel P
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Still drinkable after 2000 years (especially after they replaced the lead pipes in recent times). Great to still be able to use such historic items.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The word 'street' comes from the Latin word for 'layer' or strata, which is how street were made in ancient times. Using layers of stone, rocks and dirt Romans built streets to last for centuries. This main street in Pompeii ruins was amazing. There were...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 13 July 2016

the main street in the city. so cool to walk the street. a lot of the sites are located on this street. a must to walk=you will not be disappointed.

Thank jlantern3
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