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Casa del Fauno

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Address: Pompeii, Italy
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Beautiful Gardens - easy to find

Located on Via della Fortuna, this house is easy to find. Pretty gardens. Worth a visit if you can find it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located on Via della Fortuna, this house is easy to find. Pretty gardens. Worth a visit if you can find it.

Thank JudyMetroNYCarea
Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This house was closed during my visit but I could see the faun across the main door, this is a very small sculpture but also a very detail one,

Thank Rogelio_Cuellar
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The House of Fauno is very nice to visit, I don't know if the bronze statue of the Fauno is a copy; the Fauno is a roman god, he protected the fields and the herd; he has horns and foots as a goat, he seems like the god Pan, and is a charming fable creature and delighted.

Thank Manuela L
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The House of the Faun is well worth the high ratings it gets from all the professional writers and critics who have visited over the centuries, as well as the countless tourists. From the delicate statue of a satyr in the atrium to the magnificent 3D cuboid mosaic pavement and on to the world famous mosaic of the battle of... More 

Thank John L
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

North off the Forum Pompeii and Terme del Foro is located the House of the Faun built about the 2nd century BC. In the Roman times that was one of the largest private residences in Pompeii. Here, then existed many great pieces of art. Also it represented one of the most luxurious aristocratic houses from the Roman republic. The central... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Most beautiful (small) statue of the faun in the garden. Do make a point of finding the house and looking at the faun. There are mosaic floors to see as well.

1 Thank kuzak
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

There is enough of this villa remaining to give the visitor an idea of how the other half lived in this ancient city.

1 Thank Carol L
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the first curated houses after the baths to the north of the forum area. It is one of the earliest curated parts of the site and other posts will confirm that it is worth seeing. What follows is a bit of gratuitous shopping information for people looking for something a little different and of good quality.... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Most impressive villa in Pompeii. Nice mosaics. Even by todays standards it would be a very big house.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Even if you go just for the statue (which, by the way, is a copy, the original is kept in Naples museum), it’s worth it!

Thank Pavel P

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