House of the Vettii

House of the Vettii, Pompeii: Address, Phone Number, House of the Vettii Reviews: 4.5/5

House of the Vettii
4.5
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Jo_and_Tom
Anna, OH1,456 contributions
Another gorgeous vila
Mar 2020
We saw part of this Vila but much is still under restoration and limited views of some of the rooms. With the amount of visitors and cost to restore it takes time to fix what needs fixing.
Written 21 March 2020
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viaggioSensoriale
Cesena, Italy1,210 contributions
One of the best preserved
Oct 2019 • Friends
Domus beautifully preserved, belonged to the Vettii brothers, two "liberti" brothers, enriched by the trade in food products. Their new condition of new rich people meant that the house was furnished in a very luxurious way in some cases even in an excessive way, given that the display of wealth was fashionable among the ancient Romans. Well kept are all the excellently preserved environments also the frescoes of the Cupids, remarkable also at the entrance the representation of Priapus with a huge penis, a figure that was of good luck for the ancient Pompeians.
Unfortunately, due to the numerous restorations, not all rooms can be visited.
Written 14 October 2019
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Helena L
Malmesbury, UK785 contributions
Disappointingly Closed
Aug 2019 • Family
Another of the great sites that was closed when we visited. Annoying. No reason given. Could poke a camera through a hole to get a shot of the famous art work.
Written 8 August 2019
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Tom J
London, UK1,364 contributions
One of the best in Pompeii
Jul 2019 • Couples
The House of the Vetti was truly fantastic. Adorned with many frescoes depicting a variety of scenes including the weighing of Priapus' own property in gold. There are a variety of other frescoes that can be seen including Hercules strangling the snakes and some rather erotic ones in the kitchen!
Written 30 July 2019
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DonCesar
Nuremberg, Germany2,030 contributions
One of the best houses
Jul 2019 • Couples
Some murals and ambiance in this place, it was my favorite from the tour. Never mind the phallic drawings on the wall, but it’s a good idea of how they used to live there
Written 20 July 2019
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Mark42139
New York City, NY1,392 contributions
Well Preserved House
Jun 2019 • Family
This is a very well preserved house, and seeing the paintings in color was a truly remarkable experience!
Written 4 July 2019
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SnowyShasta
Portland, OR1,490 contributions
Well-preserved Pompeiian house
Oct 2018 • Couples
The house of the Vettii is one of the largest and best-preserved in Pompeii and I believe one of the few where they know the name of the owners. The house has an atrium area with multiple rooms off of it. There are many well-preserved frescoes on the walls, and we enjoyed taking a little time to walk around and appreciate things. It is helpful to have some sort of audio or tour guide to help explain things, since there is no real signage or documentation at the site itself.
Written 24 December 2018
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BettyKate
London, UK299 contributions
Wonderful step into Pompeii life
Oct 2018
This particular residence was very well preserved and shows the latest style of decorations and landscaping that was en vogue just before the volcano erupted. According to our guide Pompeii had suffered from an earthquake almost 20 years previously and therefore a lot of houses and residences had to be rebuilt or repaired. This particular residence was very impressive. I especially loved the frescoes in the eating area of the garden.
Written 7 October 2018
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Lois G
Auckland, New Zealand554 contributions
Famous landmark
Jun 2018 • Friends
House of the Vettii, is one of the richest and most famous in Pompeii. Its painted walls signify the wealth of the owners.
Written 4 July 2018
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wendyanddavid536
Solihull, UK1,896 contributions
Stunning Frescoes
May 2018 • Couples
Not always open, we were fortunate to be able to go into the House of the Vettii as it contains some of the best frescoes in Pompeii, including an incredibly well-endowed Priapus weighing the aforementioned part of his anatomy! Other frescoes include the Punishment of Ixion, Daedalus and Pasiphae, Dionysus and Ariadne, the Punishment of Dirce, Hercules strangling the snakes, Hero and Leander and some rather rude ones in a room adjacent to the kitchen!
Written 1 June 2018
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